marked adj 1 obvious or noticeable • ... markedly adverb noticeably
marked /mkt; NAmE mrkt/ adj.
1 easy to see noticeable, distinct
: a marked difference / improvement a marked increase in profits She is quiet and studious, in marked contrast to her sister. The recent advertising campaign has had a marked effect on sales.
2 (linguistics) (of a word or form of a word) showing a particular feature or style, such as being formal or informal unmarked
mark•ed•ly /mkdli; NAmE mrk/ adv.: Her background is markedly different from her husband’s. This year’s sales have risen markedly. http://www.oup.com/oald-bin/web_getald7index1a.pl
appreciable adj noticeable
; significant; able to be measured or noticed
• The new motorway makes an appreciable difference to the travelling time. appreciably adverb.
ETYMOLOGY: Early 19c: from appreciate.(Chambers)
ap•pre•ciable /pribl/ adj. large enough to be noticed
or thought important considerable: The new regulations will not make an appreciable difference to most people. an appreciable effect / increase / amount The increase in salary will be appreciable.
ap•pre•ciably /bli/ adv.: The risk of infection is appreciably higher among children. (OUP)
b) in sichtbarem, spürbarem Maße
: d. wärmer, besser; die Zahl der Unfälle hat d. zugenommen; Für die Zukunft planen aber d. weniger grafische Unternehmen eine Vergrößerung ihrer technischen Kapazität (NZZ 5.9. 86, 16);
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"increases in incidence and mortality rates were markedly higher " http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_...
"Turnouts increased throughout the country, but were appreciably higher in the all-postal areas" http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm20...
"Danach ist die tägliche DEHP-Aufnahme möglicherweise deutlich höher als bisher angenommen. " http://www.bfr.bund.de/cd/2247
"Over the last 20 years pregnancies in women over 35 have risen markedly and the average age of mothers has gone up. " http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4248244.stm
"the pupils' attainment has risen appreciably over the last year." http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/reports/111/111951.htm
"Die Auftragseingänge sind deutlich gestiegen." http://zeus.zeit.de/text/reden/wirtschaftspol...