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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsignificantlysig‧nif‧i‧cant‧ly /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntli/ ●●○ W2 AWL adverb  1 IMPORTANTin an important way or to an important degree Health problems can be significantly reduced by careful diet. Methods used by younger teachers differ significantly from those used by older ones.significantly better/greater/worse etc Delia’s work has been significantly better this year.2 [sentence adverb] used to say that something is very important The Democrats, significantly, finished well behind the Green Party.3 MEANINGin a way that seems to have a special meaning George paused, and glanced significantly in my direction.
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significantlyAll ovens are different, and cooking times can vary significantly.In New York and Los Angeles violent crime decreased significantly.During the Depression of the 1930s and the Second World War, alcohol consumption, understandably, fell significantly.It is not possible to reduce costs without significantly altering the quality of the product.He grinned significantly at his host.Noted for his prolific output, the composer significantly extended the repertory for the transverse flute.However, what differentiated the suffragettes much more sharply and significantly from their criminal sisters was their resistance to criminalising.Under these conditions, the researchers observed significantly higher blood levels of alcohol in the women compared with the men.Students who had completed the program scored significantly higher on standardized tests.Barb paused and glanced significantly in my direction.The absence of a target date by which the Protestant/Catholic unemployment differential would be significantly reduced is partly explained by this.But perhaps more significantly, the only person to mention America's role in the scandal was a non-American.significantly better/greater/worse etcThe study will compare whether the earlier timing is significantly better.While connection and rental fees for non-business users are lower, the actual cost of the phone itself could be significantly greater.The greater psychological need for single men to perform may not be joined with a significantly greater ability to earn money.Sigmoidoscopic appearance and patients' symptoms were significantly better in the prednisolone group at two and four weeks.Because the equipment is so much smaller, it also operates at a significantly greater speed.If the value is significantly greater than this there is a Right Field Advantage.In this study, a significantly greater total lipid concentration was found in the hepatic bile of cholesterol gall stone patients.The control of the partial seizures was significantly better with carbamazepine than with phenobarbital, phenytoin, or primidone.
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