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significantlyadverb

 us   /sɪɡˈnɪf·ɪ·kənt·li/
by a ​largeamount: Our ​prisonpopulation has significantly ​increased in the last ten ​years. Men are making significantly more ​money than women at the same ​professionallevel.
(Definition of significantly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"significantly" in British English

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significantlyadverb

uk   us   /sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt.li/
  • significantly adverb (IMPORTANT)

B2 in a way that is ​easy to ​see or by a ​largeamount: My ​pianoplaying has ​improved significantly since I ​started with a new ​teacher.

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  • significantly adverb (SPECIAL MEANING)

in a way that ​suggests a ​specialmeaning: He said that he would be ​bringing a ​friend with him but, significantly, didn't say who it was.
(Definition of significantly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “significantly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要, 显着地, 相当数量地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要, 顯著地, 相當數量地…
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