Meaning of “meaningful” in the English Dictionary

"meaningful" in British English

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meaningfuladjective

uk /ˈmiː.nɪŋ.fəl/ 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.
meaningfully
adverb uk /ˈmiː.nɪŋ.fəl.i/ us /ˈmiː.nɪŋ.fəl.i/
meaningfulness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmiː.nɪŋ.fəl.nəs/ us /ˈmiː.nɪŋ.fəl.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)