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One entry found for substantial.
Main Entry: subĚstanĚtial
Pronunciation: sschwab-primarystressstan-chschwal
Function: adjective
1 a : consisting of or relating to substance : MATERIAL b : not imaginary : REAL <the substantial world> c : IMPORTANT 1, essential <substantial differences>
2 : enough to satisfy and nourish <a substantial meal>
3 a : PROSPEROUS 1 <a substantial farmer> b : considerable in quantity : significantly large <a substantial increase>
4 : firmly constructed <a substantial building>
- subĚstanĚtiĚalĚiĚty /-secondarystressstan-chemacron-primarystressal-schwat-emacron/ noun
- subĚstanĚtialĚly /-primarystressstanch-(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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