Definition of 'substantial'
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This is a rare opportunity to make a substantial reform without an expensive revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The textile industry employed as many women as men and contributed a substantial number of female officers. Christianity Today (2000)We are now looking for sales growth this year and a substantial improvement on the bottom line. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We paid a substantial amount towards the wedding. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The substantial part of this improvement is down to your individual and collective effort. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of the recipes are substantial enough for a main course. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)They called no substantial evidence on their behalf. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only a fool would say we do not need substantial reform to stop this happening again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The rehab center offers a number of substantial advantages over a home exercise program. Living with Angina (1991)They have the win but to keep winning they will need substantial improvement on yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There has been a very substantial increase in immigration and asylum claims. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The robber escaped with a substantial amount of money in a holdall. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of all make fresh fruit and vegetables a substantial part of your diet. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)But it said that he must stand trial again because there was still substantial evidence against him. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That is what has lead to very substantial numbers coming here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is generally accepted that they resulted in a substantial improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The result of such an initiative would surely be a really substantial increase in organ transplants. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The desire to acquire substantial income and wealth is inbuilt into the standards of our society and of the capitalist system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We think substantial reform is essential. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Finally, individuals with substantial wealth should seek independent advice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If your earnings are not substantial enough, you live with what you can afford. The Sun (2015)It's unwise for people to ride bicycles when they have had a substantial amount of alcohol. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has allowed an insurance company to own and run a substantial part of the town's shopping centre. After Thatcher (1989)No doubt Brawn must have known his car was going to be a winner and invested some of his own substantial wealth to prop up the team. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'substantial'
British English: substantial ADJECTIVE
Substantial means large in amount or degree.
A substantial number of mothers lack access to childcare.
Definition of substantial from the Collins English Dictionary
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