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"substantive" in British English

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substantiveadjective

uk   /səbˈstæn.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/ formal
important, ​serious, or ​related to ​realfacts: Substantive ​research on the ​subjectneeds to be ​carried out. The ​documents are the first substantive ​informationobtained by the ​investigators.
(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 ​realimportance or ​value: a substantive ​issue/​matter substantive ​talks/​negotiations
(Definition of substantive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “substantive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要的, 严肃的, 实质性的,本质的…
in Turkish önemli ve ciddi…
in Russian существенный, значимый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要的, 嚴肅的, 實質性的,本質的…
in Polish poważny…
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