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important

im·por·tant

important

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm por tnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having great meaning or value.
Health care is an important issue for many people.
synonyms:
significant
antonyms:
minor
similar words:
big, critical, major, serious
definition 2: having great power or influence.
The mayor of our city is an important person.
synonyms:
major
similar words:
big, principal, respected, worthy
derivation: importantly (adv.)
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