Meaning of SIGNIFICANT in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A ~ amount or effect is large enough to be important or affect a situation to a noticeable degree.
A small but ~ number of 11-year-olds are illiterate.
...foods that offer a ~ amount of protein...
ADJ: usu ADJ n
The number of MPs now supporting him had increased ~ly...
ADV: ADV with v, ADV adj/adv/prep
A ~ fact, event, or thing is one that is important or shows something.
I think it was ~ that he never knew his own father.
Significantly, the company recently opened a huge store in Atlanta.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012