- adj. 大量的；实质的；内容充实的
- n. 本质；重要材料
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- substantial (adj.)
- mid-14c., "ample, sizeable," from Old French substantiel (13c.) and directly from Latin substantialis "having substance or reality, material," in Late Latin "pertaining to the substance or essence," from substantia "being, essence, material"(see substance). Meaning "existing, having real existence" is from late 14c. Meaning "involving an essential part or point" is early 15c. Related: Substantially.
- 1. Substantial numbers of rank and file members ignored their union's advice.
- 2. I got substantial damages. It took two years, mind you.
- 3. A substantial proportion of the population speak a French-based patois.
- 4. The social services account for a substantial part of public spending.
- 5. There is a substantial payback in terms of employee and union relations.
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