weighty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “weighty” in the English Dictionary

"weighty" in British English

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uk   /ˈweɪ.ti/  us   /-t̬i/

weighty adjective (HEAVY)

heavy: I don't ​want to ​carry this ​bag around all ​afternoon - it's ​pretty weighty.

weighty adjective (SERIOUS)

A weighty ​subject, ​book, or ​piece of ​work is ​important or ​serious: weighty ​matters/​issues
(Definition of weighty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈweɪ·t̬i/
important and ​serious: They ​discussed weighty ​topics like ​armscontrol, the ​MiddleEast, and the ​federalbudgetdeficit.
(Definition of weighty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weighty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重的, 重的,沉重的…
in Turkish ağırlıklı, önemli ve ciddi…
in Russian важный, веский…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重的, 重的,沉重的…
in Polish ważki, poważny…
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