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Meaning of “importance” in the English Dictionary

"importance" in British English

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importancenoun [U]

uk   /ɪmˈpɔː.təns/  us   /-ˈpɔːr.t̬əns/
B1 the ​quality of being ​important: The ​healthreportstresses the importance offreshfood in a ​diet. She attaches a lot of importance topersonal possessions.

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(Definition of importance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"importance" in Business English

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importancenoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪmˈpɔːtəns/
the ​quality of being important: Some ​managersacknowledge the importance of ​balancingwork and family, and believe it necessary to ​designspecificpolicies.
(Definition of importance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “importance”
in Arabic أَهَمِّيّة…
in Korean 중요성…
in Portuguese importância…
in Catalan importància…
in Japanese 重要性…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重要性…
in Turkish önem, ehemmiyet…
in Russian важность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重要性…
in Italian importanza…
in Polish znaczenie, waga…
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