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English definition of “significance”

significance

noun [U] (IMPORTANCE)    /sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kəns/
C1 importance : The discovery of the new drug is of great significance for/to people suffering from heart problems .ImportanceUseful or advantageous
(Definition of significance noun (IMPORTANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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