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significative

[sig-nif-i-key-tiv] /sɪgˈnɪf ɪˌkeɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
serving to signify.
2.
significant; suggestive.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English (< Old French significatif, significative) < Late Latin significātīvus denoting, equivalent to Latin significāt(us) (past participle of significāre to make a sign; see signify, -ate1) + -īvus -ive
Related forms
significatively, adverb
significativeness, noun
nonsignificative, adjective
unsignificative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for significativeness

significative

/sɪɡˈnɪfɪkətɪv/
adjective
1.
(of a sign, mark, etc) symbolic
2.
another word for significant
Derived Forms
significatively, adverb
significativeness, noun
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