significantly

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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (in a large proportion)
a. considerablemente
My hometown had changed significantly when I returned after 20 years.Mi ciudad natal había cambiado considerablemente cuando regresé después de 20 años.
b. significativamente
This apartment is significantly larger than the previous one.Este apartamento es significativamente más grande que el anterior.
c. apreciablemente
Our stock price has risen significantly over the last month.El precio de nuestras acciones aumentó apreciablemente durante el último mes.
2. (communicating something)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Miles Davis didn't give a lot of concrete instructions; he would just look at you significantly.Miles Davis no daba muchas instrucciones concretas; se limitaba a lanzarte una mirada elocuente.
She didn't have to say anything; she looked at me significantly, and I understood.No hizo falta decir nada: me lanzó una mirada significativa, y comprendí.
3. (indicating relevance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Fine, he may be right or not, but significantly all his peers stand by him.Está bien, puede o no tener razón, pero resulta significativo que todos sus pares lo apoyen.
Significantly, none of the initiatives moves the needle much on public resources devoted to education.Es significativo que ninguna de las iniciativas modifique en gran medida los recursos públicos destinados a educación.
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significantly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (appreciably)
a. sensiblemente
2. (meaningfully)
a. significativamente
significantly, no one mentioned ites significativo que nadie lo mencionara
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significantly [sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ]
adverb
1 (considerably) (with adj) [+higher, lower, better, reduced] considerablemente; (with verb) [+change, improve, reduce, increase] de forma significativa; considerablemente
there are significantly more women than men in this group this has contributed significantly to the success of the peace talks a significantly higher incidence of leukaemia girls are significantly better at spelling than boys they announced significantly reduced profits for the third quarter job opportunities have improved significantly the situation has changed significantly the number of applicants has increased significantly it significantly reduces cholesterol levels in the blood
2 (notably)
significantly, most of them are Scottish es significativo que la mayoría sean escoceses; they have significantly different ideas sus ideas son notablemente distintas
the same data has produced significantly different results
3 (meaningfully)
she looked at me significantly me lanzó una mirada significativa or elocuente
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