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momentous

adjective uk   /məˈmen.təs/  us   /-t̬əs/
very important because of effects on future events: the momentous news of the president's death Whether or not to move overseas was a momentous decision for the family.
momentously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
momentousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “momentous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重大的,重要的…
in Russian важнейший, торжественный…
in Turkish çok önemli, son derece ciddi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重大的,重要的…
in Polish doniosły…
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