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  • adv. In a strong substantial manner; considerably.
  • adv. To a great extent; in essence; essentially.
  • adv. Without material qualifications.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a substantial manner; in substance; essentially.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the manner of a substance; with reality of existence; truly; really; effectually.
  • In a substantial manner; strongly; solidly.
  • In substance; in the main; essentially; by including the material or essential part: as, the two arguments are substantially the same.

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

  • adv. in a strong substantial way
  • adv. to a great extent or degree


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