Definitions

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  • adv. In a significant manner or to a significant extent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a significant manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a significant manner; so as to convey meaning or signification; meaningly; expressively; so as to signify more than merely appears.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a statistically significant way
  • adv. in a significant manner
  • adv. in an important way or to an important degree

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Examples

  • Rothstein "could seek to have his term significantly reduced if he plays a key role in the ongoing probe of others in his bankrupt Fort Lauderdale law firm who prosecutors say may have benefited from the $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme."

    FLA Politics - Front Page

  • After Joe Gaylord, a longtime adviser to Gingrich, confirmed to the Des Moines Register that Gingrich would indeed be announcing an exploratory phase in Georgia on Thursday, Gingrich's official spokesman put out a statement rebutting what he called a "significantly inaccurate statement" --adding that there would be no exploratory committee announced Thursday.

    Tom Coburn: Not a Newt Fan

  • Amplats, following independent mediation, made what it described as a significantly improved offer to the NUM late on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Amplats, following independent mediation, late on Monday made to NUM what it described as a significantly improved offer.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • India significantly is the one country in Asia which has an indigenous Christian Church, going back to the time of the Apostles.

    The Christian Minority in the World of Tomorrow

  • The group earlier reported a solid performance for the first quarter in what it described as significantly more challenging market conditions.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • And, perhaps most significantly from a sustainable packaging point of view, it eliminates the need for void fill.

    New Sealed Air Packaging System Eliminates Packing Peanuts

  • Accordingly, any decent candidate could cut him back significantly from the 70% he received in the last election.

    Chuck Schumer (D-NY): Free speech is un-American. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Sure, the gap closed significantly from the 1992 election, but we still did not see the number of conservatives even reaching parity with moderates, much less exceeding them.

    Kristen Soltis: Ideology: Do the Polls Match America?

  • Neither, significantly, is there space for any foreign-language film, which suggests that comedy (at least talky comedy) is not the universal language it's sometimes cracked up to be.

    Our comedy 25: speaking 'the language of funny'?

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