My dictionary lists the word 'signal' as an adjective, apart from its usual usage as a noun. Could someone provide me with examples for such a usage? Also, how popular is such an adjective?
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It means ‘notable, conspicuous; remarkable, striking’ and is in current, if not frequent, use. The OED’s most recent citation, dated 2000, is from the ‘New York Book Review’:
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