Meaning of significance

sig•nif•i•cance

Pronunciation: (sig-nif'i-kuns), [key]
— n.
  1. importance; consequence: the significance of the new treaty.
  2. meaning; import: The familiar place had a new significance for her.
  3. the quality of being significant or having a meaning: to give significance to dull chores.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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