Definition of significantly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntli//
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  1. 1  in a way that is large or important enough to have an effect on something or to be noticed The two sets of figures are not significantly different. Profits have increased significantly over the past few years. Food prices are significantly lower in the US. Your decision will significantly affect your future.
  2. 2  in a way that has a particular meaning Significantly, he did not deny that there might be an election.
  3. 3in a way that has a special or secret meaning She paused significantly before she answered.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: significantly