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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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