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I think we can save a significant amount of time.
The increase in enrolment this year is significant.
a significant portion of the population
Davis was one of the most significant musicians of the last century.
There's been some significant progress.
The look he gave her seemed to be significant.
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American English version of definition of significant
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a type of cake shaped like a tube with chocolate on top and cream inside
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of significant from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.