Yet by the end of the year, for reasons both domestic and foreign, Mrs May will have achieved little of substance.

Does this mean she will achieve nothing significant?

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If you consult Oxford dictionary you will see that:

substance: [mass noun] The quality of being important, valid, or significant.

Interestingly, it provides you with a similar example:

he had yet to accomplish anything of substance.

So, It think you're right.

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