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To an appreciable extent; considerably:‘profits have grown appreciably over the last four years’[as submodifier] ‘an appreciably higher risk’
considerably, substantially, significantly, markedlynoticeably, measurably, perceptibly, detectably, visibly, ascertainablygreatly, much, a great dealsizeably, fairly, reasonably, tidilyView synonyms
- ‘It is also important to note that, in general, south Indian society and economy are appreciably more dynamic than those of the north.’
- ‘These variations can differ appreciably for different parties.’
- ‘This is appreciably larger than the numbers I put down.’
- ‘Neither does he see any cause for concern in Ireland given that house prices have started to slow appreciably in the past 12 months.’
- ‘It is hard to find too many members of the European squad performing better now than 12 months ago: most are playing appreciably worse.’
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