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considerable adj : large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem" [ant: inconsiderable]

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  • /kənˈsɪdəɹəbl/
  • Hyphenation: con·sid·er·able


  1. Significant; worth considering.
    I've spent a considerable amount of time on this.

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