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significant in English:

1. important or noticeable



2. important and easy to see



English word "significant"(important and easy to see) occurs in sets:

Synonyms for the adjective "important"
Synonyms for the adjective "important"

3. of importance and meaning



English word "significant"(of importance and meaning) occurs in sets:

CPE idioms and fixed phrases

4. imperative


It is imperative that we find another way out of this situation.
It is imperative for you to act at once.
It is imperative that you listen to me.
Extra special treatment is imperative to get the vessel through government red tape, so that she can leave port on time.
It is imperative that we should encourage participatory forms of decision-making.
If there was a verb called "to nache", "Nache!" would be the imperative form.
This function is imperative when it comes to executing program.
The phrase ‘Be careful!’ is an imperative.
Immediate action was imperative
The imperative is used to give orders and instructions
It's imperative to act now before the problem gets really serious
It's imperative that you (should) call him immediately
Can you remember the imperatives?
It was imperative to keep going, and if possible, to get out.
If you're placed in a position of authority, it is imperative that you take into consideration that point, if even just a little ...

5. important


It's not important.
Each time I see Mary, I learn something new and important from her.
If my wife calls, just tell her I'm in an important meeting and cannot be disturbed.
I wish I could care more about my grades but it seems that, at a certain point of my life, I decided they wouldn't be so important anymore.
You should write down whatever seems to be important.
Winning the competition is important. However, fair play is more important. You need to understand that winning is not the most important thing.
There were many things that I thought were important at that time that I no longer believe are important.
The important point to note is that both parties offered similar solutions to this problem.
Getting your message across is much more important than trying to say it exactly like a native speaker would say it.
In general, communication between doctors and their patients is the most important part of medical treatment.
The more countries a language is spoken in, the less important it is to sound like a native speaker, since speakers of that language are accustomed to hearing various dialects.
Franklin Roosevelt was born to a rich and important New York family.
That report was important because it pointed out all the errors the committee had made.
I discovered too late that I left out the most important part of my speech.
A few important facts emerged after the investigation.

English word "significant"(important) occurs in sets:

zamiana wyrazów na poziom rozszerzony

6. noticeable or important



English word "significant"(noticeable or important) occurs in sets:

WORDLIST 4 DOWNTIME

7. very important



8. substantial


substantial changes
They divorced on August 28, 1996, with Diana receiving a substantial settlement.
Activities like that pose a substantial risk of injury
-The furniture was cheap and not very substantial. -substantial meal
I worked extra shift last month and earned substantial amount of money.
It will require substantial time and financial resources.
The project is well-planned and interesting, but its immediate impact on the bottom line is not considered substantial.
This is the first substantial change to the Treaty of Maastricht on economic and monetary union.
I am sorry about the long answer but the details were also substantial.
a substantial number/amount/proportion: A substantial number of members have called to complain.
The compensation that I received after my accident, was substantial enough to buy a new car.
Officials said the company is in talks with two cities offering substantial incentives to build the studio.
Even the mother was always offering me things, though I knew she expected substantial presents in return.
If one is to save up the chicken feed every day, it will amount to a very substantial sum in a year.

9. highly significant



English word "significant"(highly significant) occurs in sets:

Kolokacje / Collocations - common adverb + adjecti...

10. having a particular meaning



11. insignificant


insignificant details
Never laugh at somebody else's problems - they might seem insignificant to you but they might mean a lot to them.
We sometimes disparagingly call noise, music that's insignificant and devoid of any charm.
I'm so unimportant and insignificant.
Relative to overall sales, that of software is insignificant.
We're quite insignificant, but awesome nevertheless.
Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to repeat once more its same old tune that has already been played innumerable times, movement by movement and measure by measure, with insignificant variations.

English word "significant"(insignificant) occurs in sets:

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