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English definition of “substantial”

substantial

adjective [before noun] (GENERAL)    /səbˈstæn.ʃəl/ formal
relating to the main or most important things being considered: The committee were in substantial agreement (= agreed about most of the things discussed).ImportanceUseful or advantageous
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