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significant (adjective)
Significant means important or major.
  • There has been a significant increase in prices of food. Food now costs much more than five years ago.
significant (adjective)
If the results of a study are significant, then statistical analysis shows that the relationship between variables in a study is predictable. This relationship does not just happen by chance.
  • There is a significant relationship between smoking cigarettes and health problems: People who smoke have more health problems than people who do not smoke.
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