Translation of "instrumental" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

instrumental

adjective [ after verb ] (INFLUENCE) 作用 uk us /ˌɪn.strəˈmen.təl/ US  /-t̬əl/ formal

If someone or something is instrumental in a process, plan or system, they are one of the most important influences in causing it to happen

起作用的;有帮助的
She was instrumental in bringing about the prison reform act. 监狱改革条例得以出台多亏她大力促成。

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