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significant
American English: /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkənt/
British English: /sɪɡˈnɪfɪk(ə)nt/

Translation of significant in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (important, considerable)
    Example sentences
    • This work was little known about at the time but it has since emerged how significant this work proved to be.
    • The next significant study of perfect numbers was made by Nicomachus of Gerasa.
    • The nurses want a significant increase in their flat fee for agreeing to be on call.
  • 2 (meaningful)
    (look/smile)
    expresivo
    elocuente
    (fact/remark)
    significativo
    Example sentences
    • For Fagan, the next few weeks promise to be the most significant of her year.
    • Empires from Rome to Carthage fought over this most significant of nautical prizes.
    • Most significant of all, we felt, was that so many divers were keen enough to queue up to have their fitness checked.
    Example sentences
    • Downstairs, Martha gives Margaretha a significant look, upon which she rises and excuses herself to her guests, who leave.
    • At all times and in all hours they were in deep consultation and Margarot was observed to say to Campbell, with a significant wink, "keep an eye on the old gentleman", meaning me.
  • 3 (indicative)to be significant of something [formal]
    ser indicativo de algo
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