signifiant

[ see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nt ]
/ si nyiˈfyɑ̃; English ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ənt /
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noun, plural si·gni·fiants [see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nts] /si nyiˈfyɑ̃; English ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ənts/. French. (in linguistics)


Nearby words

  1. signer,
  2. signet,
  3. signet ring,
  4. signet-ring cell,
  5. signet-ring cell carcinoma,
  6. significance,
  7. significance level,
  8. significance test,
  9. significancy,
  10. significant

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Examples from the Web for signifiant

  • The numbers 88 and 14 are signifiant in neo-Nazi culture: “H” is the 8th letter of the alphabet; “HH” stands for “Heil Hitler.”

    Obama and the Neo-Nazis|Max Blumenthal|October 29, 2008|DAILY BEAST