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Most important

main

adjective

most important, largest, or most frequently used

basic

adjective

forming the main or most important part of something, without which it cannot really exist

primary

adjective

most important

chief

adjective

main or most important

principal

adjective

main, or most important

leading

adjective

main, most important, or most successful

supreme

adjective

most important, or most powerful

elementary

adjective

relating to the most basic and important part of something

predominant

adjective

most important or powerful

unrivalled

adjective

used for emphasizing that something is much better or more important than other similar things

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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