significance

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/sɪgˈnɪfɪkəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sɪgˈnɪfɪkəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sig nifi kəns)

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significance

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is of [minor, major, great, special] significance
  2. is of [social, cultural, statistical, political] significance
  3. is of no significance [at all, whatsoever, in the slightest, to you]
  4. the [comment, decision, election] is of no significance (at all)
  5. [failed to, didn't] realize the significance of her [words, warning]
  6. [take on, acquire, gain] more significance
  7. give significance to a [mundane, dull, routine] [task, job]
  8. the significance of what was [happening, developing, being said]
  9. the significance of the [issue, matter, event, findings, decision]
  10. an [issue] of great significance
  11. of [great] significance to [them, the government, the country]
  12. what is the significance of that?
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