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something that is important has a major effect on someone or something, for example because it affects someone’s life or the way a situation develops
important, serious, large, or great
important and deserving attention
very important, necessary, or essential
something that is crucial is extremely important because it has a major effect on the result of something
essential to the existence, development, or success of something
something that is central is extremely important, and often causes something else to happen or develop
serious, useful, or important
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
to use someone or something for your own purposes, often in a way that causes harm or difficulties
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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