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important

adjective
 
 
/ɪmˈpɔːtənt/
VALUABLE A1 valuable, useful, or necessary: My family is very important to me. [+ to do sth] Listen, Donna has something important to say.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
POWERFUL B1 having a lot of power, influence, or effect: an important person/decision →  Opposite unimportant ImportanceUseful or advantageousPosition and status in groups and organizations
importantly adverb B2 They provided hot showers and, more importantly, clean clothes.
Translations of “important”
in Arabic مُهِمّ…
in Korean 중요한, 영향력이 큰…
in Malaysian penting…
in French important…
in Turkish önemli, faydalı, gerekli…
in Italian importante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 必需的, 重要的, 珍貴的…
in Russian важный, значительный, влиятельный…
in Polish ważny…
in Vietnamese quan trọng…
in Spanish importante…
in Portuguese importante…
in Thai สำคัญ…
in German wichtig…
in Catalan important…
in Japanese 大切な, 地位の高い…
in Indonesian penting…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必需的, 重要的, 珍贵的…
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