Definition of 'significance'
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This has great significance for the pastor. Christianity Today (2000)It was then we knew the significance of the name on the windowsill. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What the law should be doing is upholding and recognising the significance and importance of marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What is the global significance of religion today? Sociology (1995)The significance of the result can be found in numerous statistical indicators. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His pictures capture outré but innocent moments in social history that magically accrue significance as time passes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a fact of considerable significance. America Past and Present (1995)That will not have any significance on the result this year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was hard to assess which result carried most significance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But these facts had little significance until others began to appear. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)But the size of the study was such that this result reaches statistical significance only narrowly. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It spoke of "carrying through work that has also an obvious social significance '. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)We're not sure of the significance of the name. The Sun (2013)In this respect it accords a very limited role to the significance of social structure or social relations for actors and their actions. Choice, Rationality, and Social Theory (1988)It took time for the significance of what Wales had done to sink in. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It wasn't of great significance until a few years after. The Sun (2010)For years the name 's significance was restricted to an exclusive circle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Does your own name have special significance, special associations? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The post-industrial revolution period was one of those great historical periods in which ideas took on social significance. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)That is due first and foremost to the great respect shown in England toward the significance of religion in solving social problems. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)Instead, the real significance of this time of year for most is having time off work to spend with friends and family. The Sun (2012)He said: 'When there are two games of this significance and importance we should kick off at the same time. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'significance'
British English: significance /sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəns/ NOUN
The significance of something is its importance.
The President's visit has great symbolic significance.
- American English: significance
- Arabic: أَهَمِّيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: significância
- Chinese: 意义
- Croatian: značaj
- Czech: význam
- Danish: vigtighed
- Dutch: betekenis waarde
- European Spanish: relevancia
- Finnish: merkitys
- French: signification importance
- German: Bedeutung
- Greek: σπουδαιότητα
- Italian: significato
- Japanese: 重要性
- Korean: 중요성
- Norwegian: betydning
- Polish: znaczenie waga
- European Portuguese: significado
- Romanian: însemnătate
- Russian: значимость
- Spanish: relevancia
- Swedish: betydelse
- Thai: ความสำคัญ
- Turkish: önem
- Ukrainian: значущість
- Vietnamese: tầm quan trọng
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