- adj. 重大的；有效的；有意义的；值得注意的；意味深长的
- n. 象征；有意义的事物
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1、sign- + -ificant(复合后缀).
- significant (adj.)
- 1570s, "having a meaning," from Latin significantem (nominative significans, present participle of significare "make known, indicate" (see signify). Earlier in the same sense was significative (c. 1400). Often "having a special or secret meaning," hence "important" (1761). Related: Significantly. Significant figure is from 1680s. Significant other (n.) attested by 1961, in psychology, "the most influential other person in the patient's world."
- 1. Today's Security Council resolution will be a significant success for American diplomacy.
- 2. The learner's attention needs to be directed to the significant features.
- 3. The company looks poised to make a significant breakthrough in China.
- 4. It was clear that there was significant support for the Islamists.
- 5. Two significant constants have been found in a number of research studies.
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