Significado de “important” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "important" - Diccionario Inglés

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importantadjective

uk /ɪmˈpɔː.tənt/ us /ɪmˈpɔːr.tənt/

A1 necessary or of great value:

I think his career is more important to him than I am.
It's important for children to learn to get on with each other.
The important thing is to keep the heat low or the sugar will burn.
He's not amazingly handsome, but he's nice and that's more important.
Opposite

B1 having great effect or influence:

He was one of the most important writers of that period.
an important person/decision

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importantly
adverb uk /ɪmˈpɔː.tənt.li/ us /ɪmˈpɔːr.tənt.li/

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B2

If we served more soft drinks, there would be fewer hangovers and, more importantly, fewer drink-driving incidents.

(Definition of “important” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "important" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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importantadjective

us /ɪmˈpɔr·tənt/

of great value, meaning, or effect:

an important discovery
[ + that clause ] It’s important that you tell the doctor all your symptoms.

Important also means having great influence:

an important modern artist
importance
noun [ U ] us /ɪmˈpɔr·təns/

He stressed the importance of fruits and vegetables in the diet.
importantly
adverb us /ɪmˈpɔr·tənt·li/

She has a pleasant personality, but more importantly, she is well qualified for the job.

(Definition of “important” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)