- 1.1 (pronounced) [difference/improvement] marcado, notable, notorio; [accent] marcado, fuerte the contrast could hardly have been more marked el contraste difícilmente podría haber sido mayor or más acusadoMore example sentences1.2a marked man un hombre fichado
- She said the school has shown a marked improvement this year in their efforts to retain the green flag.
- Demand in Waterford City Centre for good retail locations is extremely strong and there has been a marked scarcity of suitable properties.
- Intensive immunization campaigns have resulted in a marked decrease in polio throughout the world.
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.