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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sid·er·able /-ˈsɪdɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sid·er·a·ble a.
 1. Worthy of consideration; requiring to be observed, borne in mind, or attended to.
    It is considerable, that some urns have had inscriptions on them expressing that the lamps were burning.   --Bp. Wilkins.
    Eternity is infinitely the most considerable duration.   --Tillotson.
 2. Of some distinction; noteworthy; influential; respectable; -- said of persons.
    You are, indeed, a very considerable man.   --Junius.
 3. Of importance or value.
    In painting, not every action, nor every person, is considerable enough to enter into the cloth.   --Dryden.
    A considerable sum of money.   --Prescott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or
            degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a
            considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to
            considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable
            amount of time on the problem" [ant: inconsiderable]