markedly markedly  /ˈmɑr kəd li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a clearly noticeable manner

Usage(s):

  1. He was clearly right-handed: the bones of the right arm are markedly larger than those of the left.
  2. New studies suggest that both chronic strain at work and bad relationships put people at a markedly increased risk of heart trouble.
  3. By that time, after 18 years at the helm, he had become increasingly isolated from his people and his regime had grown markedly more repressive.

News

  1. Erdogan makes conciliatory move to end Turkish protests

    By Daren Butler and Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told protesters on Friday he would put redevelopment plans for an Istanbul park on hold until a court rules, striking a markedly more conciliatory tone after two weeks of fierce anti-government demonstrations. Financial markets rose on hopes that environmentalists who oppose the construction on ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Turkey PM bows to protesters demands, aims to end two week demonstrations

    ISTANBUL/ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told protesters on Friday he would put redevelopment plans for an Istanbul park on hold until a court rules, striking a markedly more conciliatory tone after two weeks of fierce anti-government demonstrations. Financial markets rose on hopes that environmentalists who oppose the...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Nanotechnology Helps Track And Improve Drug Action In Pancreatic Cancer

    UK and Australian scientists have been able to show ways in which we can markedly improve drug targeting of solid tumours, using tiny ‘biosensors’ along with new advanced imaging techniques.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PhotonicsOnline

Quotes

  1. "The biggest thing is that we're markedly better when he's on the field," Chris Klein said after Wednesday's loss. "Just having his presence around the guys gives us a much-needed boost. When he's not there, it hurts us."
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Chris Klein Source: USA Today

  2. "Do not be surprised if Didier Drogba starts against Brazil," says Eriksson. "He made a valuable contribution when he was on the pitch against Portugal, he is an important player in the team and his health has improved markedly."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Sven-Goran Eriksson Source: bettor.com (blog)

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