Meaning of “substantive” in the English Dictionary

"substantive" in British English

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substantiveadjective

uk /səbˈstæn.tɪv/ us /səbˈstæn.t̬ɪv/ formal

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

"substantive" in American English

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substantiveadjective

us /ˈsʌb·stən·tɪv/

having real importance or value:

a substantive issue/matter
substantive talks/negotiations

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