significant

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Significant is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Positive
significant

Comparative
more significant

Superlative
most significant

  1. If something is significant, it is important, or large, enough to pay attention to or to believe.
    There was a significant drop in the price of gas today, causing drivers to line up at the pumps to fill up.
  2. A significant look, movement, etc. is one that has a particular meaning.

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