Translation of "instrumental" - English-Russian dictionary


adjective uk /ˌɪnstrəˈmentəl/ us
be instrumental in sth/doing sth

to be one of the main people or things that make something happen

играть ведущую роль
Mikan was instrumental in establishing professional basketball in the US.

involving only musical instruments, and no singing


(Translation of “instrumental” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)