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substantively

[ suhb-stuhn-tiv-lee ]
/ ˈsʌb stən tɪv li /
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adverb
in a way that has to do with the meaning, subject matter, or essential nature of something:These guidelines and the current accessibility standards for transportation vehicles are substantively the same.I'm not qualified to substantively evaluate the scholar’s argument.
to a large degree; significantly: This is a small difference, though, and not substantively meaningful.While constrained by congressional statutes, federal agencies can substantively shape the policies within their jurisdiction.
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Origin of substantively

OTHER WORDS FROM substantively

non·sub·stan·tive·ly, adverb
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