adverb sig·nif·i·cant·ly \sig-ˈni-fi-kənt-lē\
: in a way that is large or important enough to be noticed or have an effect
—used to say that something is important or meaningful
: in a way that has a special or hidden meaning
: in a significant manner : to a significant degree <the salaries differed significantly>
: it is significant <significantly, they were on time>
Examples of SIGNIFICANTLY
- People who smoke have a significantly greater risk of developing lung cancer than people who don't.
- Another store sold the game for a significantly lower price.
- If you take my advice, your chances of winning will increase significantly.
- He looked significantly in her direction when he said that some of us are not doing our jobs.
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