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important

adjective    /ɪmˈpɔr·tənt/
of great value, meaning, or effect: an important discovery [+ that clause] It’s important that you tell the doctor all your symptoms. Important also means having great influence: an important modern artist importance    /ɪmˈpɔr·təns/ noun [U] He stressed the importance of fruits and vegetables in the diet. importantly    /ɪmˈpɔr·tənt·li/ adverb She has a pleasant personality, but more importantly, she is well qualified for the job.
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