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im·por·tant

important

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm por tnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having great meaning or value.
Buddha's teachings have been important to many people.
antonyms:
insignificant, minor, slight, small, trivial, unimportant
similar words:
big, critical, crucial, essential, major, material, serious, vital
definition 2: powerful or having great influence.
The mayor of our city is an important woman.
synonyms:
eminent, influential, major, prominent
antonyms:
unimportant
similar words:
big, distinguished, esteemed, high, principal, respected, worthy
derivation: importantly (adv.)
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