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adjective formal substantive pronunciation in British English /səbˈstæntɪv/

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  1. 1
    important or serious, or referring to the most important or serious issues
    The family appeared at the press conference but made no substantive comments.
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  2. 2
    large in amount, degree, or strength
    substantive changes
    a substantive report

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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