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adverb significantly pronunciation in British English /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntli/
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  1. 1
    by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
    As an organization, we’ve grown significantly.
    Significantly more people are injured at home than at work.
  2. 2
    in a way that is relevant or that has an important effect on something
    Significantly, car thefts in the area have decreased.
  3. 3
    in a way that has a special meaning that only some people understand
    ‘We’ll talk later,’ he whispered significantly.


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