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English definition of “significantly”

significantly

adverb uk   /sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt.li/ us  

significantly adverb (IMPORTANT)

B2 in a way that is easy to see or by a large amount: My piano playing has improved significantly since I've had a new teacher.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions

significantly adverb (SPECIAL MEANING)

in a way that suggests a special meaning: He said that he would be bringing a friend with him but, significantly, didn't say who it was.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
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