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English definition of “important”
› 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/ n [U] › He stressed the importance of fruits and vegetables in the diet. importantly
/ɪmˈpɔr·tənt·li/ adv › She has a pleasant personality, but more importantly, she is well qualified for the job.