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1‘tourism is of considerable significance in this area’
importance, import, noteworthiness, consequence, substance, seriousness, gravity, weight, weightiness, magnitude, moment, momentousness
memorableness, unforgettableness, pronounced nature, remarkableness, outstanding nature, markedness, obviousness, conspicuousness, strikingness, distinction, impressiveness, uncommonness, unusualness, rarity, extraordinariness, exceptionalness, specialness
2‘the significance of his remarks was not lost on Scott’
meaning, sense, signification, import, thrust, drift, gist, burden, theme, implication, tenor, message, essence, substance, relevance, purport, intention, spirit, point
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.