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significantly

adverb uk   us   /sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt.li/

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.
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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.
Translations of “significantly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要, 顯著地, 相當數量地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要, 显着地, 相当数量地…
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