Meaning of SIGNIFICANCE in English

SIGNIFICANCE

transcription, транскрипция: [ sig-ˈni-fi-kən(t)s ]

noun

Date: 13th century

1.

a. : something that is conveyed as a meaning often obscurely or indirectly

b. : the quality of conveying or implying

2.

a. : the quality of being important : moment

b. : the quality of being statistically significant

Synonyms: see importance

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.