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marked

adjective uk   /mɑːkt/ us    /mɑːrkt/
A marked change or difference in behaviour or in a situation is very obvious or noticeable: There was a marked improvement in my health when I gave up smoking. Unemployment has fallen again, although the change is less marked than last month. The president spoke with passion for an hour, in marked contrast to his subdued address yesterday.
markedly
adverb uk   /ˈmɑː.kɪd.li/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/
Eye-witness accounts of the fighting differ markedly from police reports of what happened.
Translations of “marked”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明顯的,顯著的…
in Russian заметный, явный…
in Turkish göze çarpan, belirgin, bariz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明显的,显着的…
in Polish znaczny, wyraźny…
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