Meaning of SIGNIFICANT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sɪgnɪfɪkənt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A significant amount or effect is large enough to be important or affect a situation to a noticeable degree.
A small but significant number of 11-year-olds are illiterate.
...foods that offer a significant amount of protein...
ADJ : usu ADJ n
The number of MPs now supporting him had increased significantly...
ADV : ADV with v , ADV adj / adv / prep
A significant fact, event, or thing is one that is important or shows something.
I think it was significant that he never knew his own father.
Significantly, the company recently opened a huge store in Atlanta.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006