significance

significance noun [U] (IMPORTANCE)

SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases

significance noun [U] (SPECIAL MEANING)

Do you think that look he gave you had any significance?

SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases

(Definition of significance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Examples of significance

significance

What are the significances of the limiting conditions imposed in (6.25)?

The statistical significances of the differences are discussed in the text.

The first set of significances concerns religious cosmology.

Note: denotes significances at the 10% level, at the 5% level, and at the 1% level.

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A further use of this method would be to tease out such issues and question the social, political and/or economic significances of the substituted (or developed) parameters.

They began to take on a different set of significances and, although they did not abandon their foundational views, they could move between different interpretations without much discomfort.

The hollowness of hybridity as sign suggests that its equivalencies and significances are impossible to scientifically calculate or quantify, so that its trials of character are beyond prediction or classification.

The values in parentheses are the significances.

Notes: denotes significances at the 10% level, at the 5% level, and at the 1% level.

There are very different significances in the conclusions reached.

Historical significances have been brushed aside.

Publication decisions and their possible effects on inferences drawn tests of significance – or vice versa.

However, such patterned personality-based variation may also have significance in terms of etiology.

There were similar trends in the first 2 years, but these did not achieve statistical significance.

However, there has been a long debate about their clinical significance.

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Collocations with significance

significance

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added significance

The fact that hedges were usually made of hawthorn, a form of organic barbed wire, takes on an added significance here.

clinical significance

In order to evaluate clinical significance, recovery was assessed by analysing the number of cases of depression in both groups at onset and subsequently.

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