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appreciable

adjective uk   /əˈpriː.ʃə.bl̩/ us  
If an amount or change is appreciable, it is large or noticeable enough to have an important effect: There has been an appreciable drop in the number of unemployed since the new government came to power.
appreciably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
Her health has improved appreciably since she changed her treatment.
Translations of “appreciable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明顯的, 可察覺的, 值得重視的…
in Russian существенный…
in Turkish gereğinden büyük, kayda değer, fark edilebilen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明显的, 可察觉的, 值得重视的…
in Polish znaczny…
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