significantly

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adverb sig·nif·i·cant·ly \sig-ˈni-fi-kənt-lē\

Definition of significantly

  1. 1 :  in a significant manner :  to a significant degree the salaries differed significantly

  2. 2 :  it is significant significantly, they were on time

Examples of significantly in a sentence

  1. People who smoke have a significantly greater risk of developing lung cancer than people who don't.

  2. Another store sold the game for a significantly lower price.

  3. If you take my advice, your chances of winning will increase significantly.

  4. He looked significantly in her direction when he said that some of us are not doing our jobs.

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First Known Use of significantly

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SIGNIFICANTLY Defined for English Language Learners

significantly

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adverb sig·nif·i·cant·ly \sig-ˈni-fi-kənt-lē\

Definition of significantly for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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