meaningful Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"meaningful" in British English

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meaningfuladjective

uk   us   /ˈmiː.nɪŋ.fəl/

meaningful adjective (EXPRESSING STH)

B2 intended to show ​meaning, often ​secretly: a meaningful ​look He ​raised one ​eyebrow in a meaningful way.

meaningful adjective (IMPORTANT/SERIOUS)

B2 useful, ​serious, or ​important: She ​seems to ​find it ​difficult to ​form meaningful ​relationships. Having the ​opportunity to ​work would make ​retirement more meaningful for many ​seniorcitizens.
meaningfully
adverb uk   us   /-i/
meaningfulness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of meaningful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"meaningful" in American English

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meaningfuladjective

 us   /ˈmi·nɪŋ·fəl/
important or ​valuable: She ​found it ​difficult to ​form meaningful ​relationships.
(Definition of meaningful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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