English - Vietnamese Dictionary
significant /sig'nifikənt/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- đầy ý nghĩa, có tính chất gợi ý
- quan trọng, trọng đại, đáng chú ý
+important in effect or meaning
+too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation
+rich in significance or implication
Advanced English Dictionary
1 important, weighty, momentous, consequential, critical, substantial, substantive, noteworthy, notable, valuable, valued, meritorious, outstanding, impressive, historic, relevant, signal:
Appleton made significant contributions to knowledge about the ionosphere
2 meaningful, eloquent, pithy, expressive, pregnant, suggestive, informative:
It is significant that they prefer the term Britain to England, Scotland, and Wales .
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 large or important enough to have an effect or to be noticed: a highly significant discovery + The results of the experiment are not statistically significant. + There are no significant differences between the two groups of students. + Your work has shown a significant improvement. + These views are held by a significant proportion of the population. + It is significant that girls generally do better in examinations than boys. + The drug has had no significant effect on stopping the spread of the disease.
2 having a particular meaning: It is significant that he changed his will only days before his death.
3 [usually before noun] having a special or secret meaning that is not understood by everyone
a significant look / smile
be, prove | become | remain | consider sth (as), deem sth, regard sth as, see sth as, think sth, view sth as
The move was regarded as significant in Japan.
deeply, extremely, highly, particularly, very | fairly, quite | statistically
These differences are not statistically significant.
This development proved highly significant for the whole town.
rituals which are deeply significant to Christians
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