Meaning of “marked” in the English Dictionary

"marked" in British English

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(Definition of “marked” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marked" in American English

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markedadjective

us /mɑrkt/

obvious or noticeable:

There was a marked improvement in my health when I started exercising.
markedly
adverb us /ˈmɑr·kɪd·li/

Eyewitness accounts differed markedly from police reports of the incident.

(Definition of “marked” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"marked" in Business English

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markedadjective

uk /mɑːkt/ us

very obvious:

more/less marked In the US, the fall has been even more marked, from 10.1 per cent in September to 6.6 per cent.
a marked slowdown/increase/change There has been a marked slowdown in revenue growth.

written or printed on something:

Everything in the store is being offered at 20% less than the marked price.
markedly
adverb

Pretax profits were markedly below analysts' estimates.

(Definition of “marked” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)