the fact of being important, or the degree to which something or someone is important
By 1800, the monarchy had declined in importance.
importance of: The company recognizes the importance of training its employees.
importance to: The issue has special importance to people in rural areas.
stress/emphasize the importance of something: Research emphasizes the importance of exercise in reducing blood pressure.
It shows the importance that this government attaches to education.
of great/crucial/paramount importance: Customer satisfaction is of paramount importance to us.
of no/little importance: I pretended the incident was of no importance.
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