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significant

adjective    /sɪɡˈnɪf·ɪ·kənt/
important , large , or great , esp . in leading to a different result or to an important change : This election reaffirms a significant shift of the center of power . Marriage is a significant commitment . significance    /sɪɡˈnɪf·ɪ·kəns/ noun [U] The full significance of space exploration may not be understood for many years to come.
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