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Engelsk navneord: significance

1. significance (om egenskab) the quality of being significant


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo not underestimate the significance of nuclear power.


Mindre specifikke termerimportance


Mere specifikke termerconsequence, historicalness, import, meaningfulness, moment


Kendetegnerimportant, insignificant, significant, unimportant


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)insignificance

2. significance (om erkendelse) a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe significance of his remark became clear only later.
The expectation was spread both by word and by implication.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)implication, import


Mindre specifikke termermeaning, substance

3. significance (om kommunikation) the message that is intended or expressed or signified


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat is the meaning of this sentence.
The significance of a red traffic light.
The signification of Chinese characters.
The import of his announcement was ambiguous.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)import, meaning, signification


Mindre specifikke termercontent, message, subject matter, substance


Mere specifikke termerburden, connotation, core, effect, essence, gist, grammatical meaning, intension, intent, lesson, lexical meaning, moral, nicety, nuance, overtone, point, purport, referent, refinement, sense, shade, signified, spirit, subtlety, symbolisation, symbolization









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