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Worth considering; important; noteworthy
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  1. Worth considering; important; noteworthy
  2. Much or large
  3. Worthy of consideration; significant:
(Statistics) Of or relating to observations or occurrences that are too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicate a systematic relationship.
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  1. (Statistics) Of or relating to observations or occurrences that are too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicate a systematic relationship.
  2. Of or pertaining to an observed departure from a hypothesis too large to be reasonably attributed to chance
  3. Having or likely to have a major effect; important:
Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence:
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  1. Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence:
  2. Of great moment; very important
Absolute; complete; perfect
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  1. Absolute; complete; perfect
  2. (Biochemistry) Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but cannot be synthesized by the body and therefore must be included in the diet:
  3. Fundamentally important or necessary:
Extremely important or essential:
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  1. Extremely important or essential:
  2. Designating or of important products or raw materials subject to increased production and restricted distribution under strict control, as in wartime
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of critics:
Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
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  1. Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
  2. Having or exercising considerable authority, control, or influence:
  3. Having great strength or force:
  1. Of global consequence or importance
  2. Profound or basic in significance, effect, or influence; momentous
  3. Of great consequence or importance.
Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
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  1. Highest or among the highest in rank, authority, importance, degree, etc.
  2. Of, relating to, or being financial principal, or a principal in a financial transaction.
  3. First or highest in rank or importance.
Of the nature of or constituting a portent; foreboding:
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  1. Of the nature of or constituting a portent; foreboding:
  2. Marked by pompousness; pretentiously weighty.
  3. Full of unspecifiable significance; exciting wonder and awe:
Designating a thing or group of things larger than others of the same kind
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  1. Designating a thing or group of things larger than others of the same kind
  2. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
  3. Large in quantity or number:
Referring to present or future time. Used as a collective designation for various present and future verb tenses in Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit.
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  1. Referring to present or future time. Used as a collective designation for various present and future verb tenses in Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit.
  2. Not derived from anything else; basic or original:
  3. First in importance; chief; principal; main
First in rank or importance; leading
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  1. First in rank or importance; leading
  2. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
That seems heavy; bulky; massive
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  1. That seems heavy; bulky; massive
  2. Slow or difficult to manage, especially because of complexity:
  3. Difficult to maneuver or control because of great bulk or weight:
Marked by promptness and decision.
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  1. Marked by promptness and decision.
  2. Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive.
  3. Determining or closely affecting what comes next; critically important; crucial
Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
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  1. Highest, as in rank or office; foremost
  2. Highest in rank, authority, or office:
  3. Most important or influential:
Highest in rank, power, or authority:
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  1. Highest in rank, power, or authority:
  2. Ranking higher than any other, as in power or importance; chief; supreme
Characterized by major intervals, scales, etc.
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  1. Characterized by major intervals, scales, etc.
  2. Greater than others in importance or rank:
  3. Requiring great attention or concern; very serious:
Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
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  1. Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
  2. Having significant consequences; of importance
  3. Important; influential:
Having or exercising influence.
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  1. Having or exercising influence.
  2. Having or exerting influence.
  3. Having or exerting influence, esp. great influence; powerful; effective
(Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
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  1. (Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
  2. Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic feature. For example, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
  3. (Linguistics) Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding:
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  1. Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding:
  2. Standing out from the rest; noticeable; conspicuous; prominent
  3. Most important or notable
(Gram.) Designating or of the mood of a verb that expresses a command, strong request, or exhortation
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  1. (Gram.) Designating or of the mood of a verb that expresses a command, strong request, or exhortation
  2. Necessary or urgent:
  3. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
Requiring immediate action; pressing:
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  1. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
  2. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
  3. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
Worthy of being remembered mentally or in writing.
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  1. Worthy of being remembered mentally or in writing.
Vital to the resolution of a crisis or the determination of an outcome:
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  1. Vital to the resolution of a crisis or the determination of an outcome:
  2. (Med.) Having the form of a cross
  3. Extremely significant or important:
Considerable in importance, value, degree, amount, or extent:
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  1. Considerable in importance, value, degree, amount, or extent:
  2. Of considerable worth or value; important
  3. Significantly great.
Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
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  1. Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
  2. Having meaning, significant.
  3. Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture:
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  1. Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture:
  2. Bearing upon or relating to the matter in hand; pertinent; to the point
Worthy of coverage on the front page of a newspaper:
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  1. Worthy of coverage on the front page of a newspaper:
  2. So important as to warrant being put on the front page of newspapers
  3. Suitable for the front page of a newspaper, as in being important or sensational
Widely known; specif., significant and widely know within a particular field
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  1. Widely known; specif., significant and widely know within a particular field
  2. Widely known; eminent:
  3. Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant:
Acknowledged or recorded, esp. officially
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  1. Acknowledged or recorded, esp. officially
  2. Widely known or distinguished, as by reputation; famous:
  3. Distinguished; well-known; renowned; eminent
Of the highest class, rank, excellence, etc.; of the best quality
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  1. Of the highest class, rank, excellence, etc.; of the best quality
  2. (Programming) Of, or relating to a treatment like that for a first-class citizen.
  3. Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
Of or fond of comfort, pleasure, wealth, etc. rather than spiritual or intellectual values; worldly
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  1. Of or fond of comfort, pleasure, wealth, etc. rather than spiritual or intellectual values; worldly
  2. (Philosophy) Of or relating to the matter of reasoning, rather than the form.
  3. Being both relevant and consequential; crucial:
(Art) Larger than life-size
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  1. (Art) Larger than life-size
  2. Large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something.
  3. Impressively large, sturdy, and enduring.
Estimable; deserving esteem
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  1. Estimable; deserving esteem
  2. Having considerable monetary or material value for use or exchange:
  3. Of great merit, use, or service; highly important, esteemed, etc.
Of matter; of substance; relating to or consisting of what occupies space; physical
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  1. Of matter; of substance; relating to or consisting of what occupies space; physical
  2. (Philosophy) Of or relating to the matter of reasoning, rather than the form.
  3. (Law) Important enough to affect the outcome of a case, the validity of a legal instrument, etc.
Necessary to continued existence or effectiveness:
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  1. Necessary to continued existence or effectiveness:
  2. Necessary to the continuation of life; life-sustaining:
  3. Extremely important; essential:
Meaning what one says or does; not joking or trifling; sincere
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  1. Meaning what one says or does; not joking or trifling; sincere
  2. Requiring careful consideration or thought; involving difficulty, effort, or considered action
  3. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
Requiring serious thought; momentous:
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  1. Requiring serious thought; momentous:
  2. In a slow and solemn manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
  3. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
  1. Insistent, earnest, or persistent.
  2. Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
  3. Persistent in request or demand; insistent
Having a wide range, extent, influence, or effect
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  1. Having a wide range, extent, influence, or effect
  2. Having a wide range, influence, or effect:
  3. Alternative spelling of far-reaching.
Of or relating to the cultivation of vast areas of land with a minimum of labor or expense.
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  1. Of or relating to the cultivation of vast areas of land with a minimum of labor or expense.
  2. Designating or of farming in which large areas of land are used with minimum expense, resulting in a low yield per acre
  3. Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
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  1. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
  2. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
Having a large capacity or designed for rough work:
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  1. Having a large capacity or designed for rough work:
  2. (Slang) Very serious or important and, often, depressing
  3. Of great importance; serious; grave
(Informal) That is a smash
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  1. (Informal) That is a smash
  2. Of, relating to, or being a resounding success:
Very clear; evident
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  1. Very clear; evident
  2. Well known and very distinguished; eminent.
  3. Very distinguished; famous; eminent; outstanding
Having or exercising influence.
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  1. Having or exercising influence.
  2. Having or exerting influence.
  3. Having or exerting influence, esp. great influence; powerful; effective
Occurring in advance; preceding.
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  1. Occurring in advance; preceding.
  2. Ranking first.
  3. Having a position in the lead; foremost:
Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
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  1. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
  2. Designating a thing or group of things larger than others of the same kind
  3. Of a larger size than other, similar forms:
Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
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  1. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
  2. Perceptible; noticeable:
  3. Worthy of note or notice; remarkable:
(Computing, not comparable) Generally recognised; reserved for some usual purpose.
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  1. (Computing, not comparable) Generally recognised; reserved for some usual purpose.
  2. Widely known; familiar or famous:
  3. (Nonstandard) Alternative form of well-known.
Impressive, as in size, power, or accomplishment:
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  1. Impressive, as in size, power, or accomplishment:
  2. Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity.
  3. Making a strong impression because of great size, strength, dignity, etc.; impressive
Celebrated; eminent
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  1. Celebrated; eminent
  2. Dignified in conduct or appearance:
  3. Having a dignified appearance or demeanor
Having prestige; esteemed.
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  1. Having prestige; esteemed.
  2. Having or imparting prestige
  3. (Archaic) Of or characterized by legerdemain or deception
Not according to the usual custom or regular plan
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  1. Not according to the usual custom or regular plan
  2. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Unusual; extraordinary
  3. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
(Mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.
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  1. (Mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.
  2. Having much power; strong or influential
  3. (Chiefly Upper Southern US) Great:
Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
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  1. Deserving notice or attention; notable; remarkable:
  2. Worthy of note; deserving notice; outstanding; remarkable; notable
Not average or ordinary; remarkable; notable
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  1. Not average or ordinary; remarkable; notable
  2. A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
  3. Notably out of the ordinary:
An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny. An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny.
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  1. An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny. An offense that involves an aggravating factor, such as the theft of a larger sum or the use or threat of force, and, therefore, warrants a higher sentence; for example, grand larceny.
  2. Most important; chief; main; principal
  3. Imposing because of great size, beauty, and extent; magnificent
Exceptionally good; distinguished from others by its superiority
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  1. Exceptionally good; distinguished from others by its superiority
  2. Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
  3. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
Possessing hereditary rank in a political system or social class derived from a feudalistic stage of a country's development.
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  1. Possessing hereditary rank in a political system or social class derived from a feudalistic stage of a country's development.
  2. Having excellent qualities; superior
  3. (Obs.) Famous; illustrious
Of, characteristic of, or favoring aristocracy as a form of government
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or favoring aristocracy as a form of government
  2. Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy.
  3. Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men.
Consisting of such people.
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  1. Consisting of such people.
  2. Made up of or carried out by persons having high rank or status:
  3. (Computing, of a programming language) Consisting of relatively natural language-like commands and mathematical notations which, after compilation or interpretation, become a set of machine language instructions.
(Linguistics) Phonemically relevant and capable of conveying a difference in meaning, as nasalization in the initial sound of mat versus bat.
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  1. (Linguistics) Phonemically relevant and capable of conveying a difference in meaning, as nasalization in the initial sound of mat versus bat.
  2. Making distinct; distinguishing from others; characteristic
  3. Distinguished or attractive:
Higher than another in rank, station, or authority:
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  1. Higher than another in rank, station, or authority:
  2. Presuming to be or suggesting that one is morally or socially better than others; disdainful or supercilious.
  3. Of great value or excellence; extraordinary.
First in rank or importance; leading
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  1. First in rank or importance; leading
  2. More prominent or important than others, especially in position or rank:
Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
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  1. Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
  2. Having or exercising considerable authority, control, or influence:
  3. Having great strength or force:
Characterized by major intervals, scales, etc.
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  1. Characterized by major intervals, scales, etc.
  2. Greater than others in importance or rank:
  3. Great in scope or effect:
Major league.
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  1. Major league.
  2. (US) (by extension) large or important
  3. (Informal) Prominent or important; major:
Widely recognized or acclaimed; famous:
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  1. Widely recognized or acclaimed; famous:
  2. (Informal) famous or celebrated; well-known.
  3. Of or involving one that is widely recognized or acclaimed:
Of the highest quality; excellent, first-rate
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  1. Of the highest quality; excellent, first-rate
  2. (Informal) First-rate; excellent
  3. (Idiomatic) Very good; of the highest quality.
(Slang) Very good; excellent
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  1. (Slang) Very good; excellent
  2. (Printing) Set without spaces between the lines of type
  3. Consisting of one unalloyed metal throughout; also, containing no more alloy than is necessary to insure hardness
Of superlative quality:
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  1. Of superlative quality:
  2. Designating a general or admiral whose insignia bears four stars
  3. Especially important or good, highly recommended, etc.
(Of an optical instrument) Capable of a large magnification
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  1. (Of an optical instrument) Capable of a large magnification
  2. Very powerful
  3. Possessing great physical or political power
Fairly large in amount or quantity:
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  1. Fairly large in amount or quantity:
  2. (Statistics) Of or relating to observations or occurrences that are too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicate a systematic relationship.
  3. Having or likely to have a major effect; important:
Having or exercising considerable authority, control, or influence:
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  1. Having or exercising considerable authority, control, or influence:
  2. Of great size, extent, or capacity; large
  3. Of considerable size, number, quantity, magnitude, or extent; large.
Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
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  1. Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
  2. Having significant consequences; of importance
  3. Important; influential:
Worthy of consideration; significant:
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  1. Worthy of consideration; significant:
  2. Much or large
  3. Large in amount.
Having importance in or influence on history.
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  1. Having importance in or influence on history.
  2. Having, or likely to have, lasting significance or importance
  3. Belonging to the past; historical (see note below)
Operating on a big scale
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  1. Operating on a big scale
  2. Of greater than average size, extent, quantity, or amount; big.
  3. Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
Of matter; of substance; relating to or consisting of what occupies space; physical
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  1. Of matter; of substance; relating to or consisting of what occupies space; physical
  2. (Philosophy) Of or relating to the matter of reasoning, rather than the form.
  3. (Law) Important enough to affect the outcome of a case, the validity of a legal instrument, etc.
Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
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  1. Full of meaning; having significance or purpose
  2. Having meaning, significant.
  3. Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
Having or expressing a meaning:
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  1. Having or expressing a meaning:
  2. Having or likely to have a major effect; important:
  3. Of or pertaining to an observed departure from a hypothesis too large to be reasonably attributed to chance
Of considerable worth or value; important
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  1. Of considerable worth or value; important
  2. Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
  3. Considerable; ample; large
Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
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  1. Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
  2. Having significant consequences; of importance
  3. Important; influential:
Having or exercising influence.
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  1. Having or exercising influence.
  2. Having or exerting influence, esp. great influence; powerful; effective
  3. Having or exerting influence.
Having or capable of exerting power.
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  1. Having or capable of exerting power.
  2. Having much power; strong or influential
  3. Effective or potent:
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
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  1. Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
  2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.
  3. Of great influence, power, importance, etc.
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