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    Default usage of the word significant

    If I need to say " the change in social mores signified a larger change in gender equations", would it be ok to say " the change in social mores were significant (or signific) of a larger change in gender equations ?

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    Default Re: usage of the word significant

    Not really- to me, 'significant' has the idea of a large quantity or number, which changes the meaning a bit.

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