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instrumental

adjective  us   /ˌɪn·strəˈmen·təl/

instrumental adjective (MUSIC)

instrumental adjective (TOOL)

important in causing something to happen: As secretary of state, he was instrumental in the creation of NATO.
Translations of “instrumental”
in Korean 악기의…
in Arabic آلاتي…
in Portuguese instrumental…
in Catalan instrumental…
in Japanese 楽器の…
in Italian strumentale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作用, 起作用的, 有幫助的…
in Russian инструментальный…
in Turkish (müzik) enstrümentala, sadece sazlarla çalınan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作用, 起作用的, 有帮助的…
in Polish instrumentalny…
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