Meaning of “significant” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt/
Extra Examples
Sales figures showed a significant increase last month.Police have made a significant discovery.Some of these details are more significant than others.A significant minority are opposed to the plans.The findings aren't thought to be significant.

B2 important or noticeable:

These measures will save a significant amount of money.
It is significant that Falkner did not attend the meeting himself.
→ Opposite insignificant
significantly adverb

(Definition of “significant” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)