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appreciable

adjective
 
 
/əˈpriːʃəbl/ formal
large or important enough to be noticed: There's an appreciable difference in temperatures between the two regions.ImportanceUseful or advantageousBig and quite bigEnormous
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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