Translation of "important" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪmˈpɔː.tənt/ us /ɪmˈpɔːr.tənt/

A1 necessary or of great value

I think his career is more important to him than I am. 我觉得对他而言,我不如他的事业重要。
It's important for children to learn to get on with each other. 孩子们必须学会彼此友好相处。
The important thing is to keep the heat low or the sugar will burn. 重要的是热度要低,否则糖就会烧焦。
He's not amazingly handsome, but he's nice and that's more important. 他并不十分英俊,但他人很好,那才是更重要的。

B1 having great effect or influence

He was one of the most important writers of that period. 他是那个时期最具影响力的作家之一。
an important person/decision 重要人物/决定

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(Translation of “important” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)