Definition of significantly in English:


Syllabification: sig·nif·i·cant·ly
Pronunciation: /sigˈnifikəntlē


  • 2In a way that has a particular meaning: [as sentence adverb]: significantly, he has refused to give a straight answer to this question
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    • Significantly, Wang does not characterise Guei's naiveté as a product of stupidity or mediocrity.
    • Significantly, perhaps, relatively few are ever described as having wigs.
    • Significantly, Mrs Thatcher was in Paris in November 1990 when she learned the result of the first ballot of the leadership contest with Michael Heseltine.
  • 2.1In a manner that suggests a meaning or message that is not explicitly stated: he paused significantly

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