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used for emphasizing what is the most important aspect of something or fact about something
used for emphasizing that something is important
used for saying that you are talking about the most important aspects of something and not mentioning the specific details
used for referring to the main or most important thing
used for emphasizing what you think is the true situation or the most important point
used for emphasizing the main point or the most important reason for something
used for saying what you consider is the most important thing about a situation after thinking about it
used for talking about the largest or most important part of something
used about an event or situation that affects a lot of people or a large area
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a brown bird that lives near water and has long legs and a long thin curved beak
an afternoon full of crafts
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Free thesaurus definition of words used for saying that something is important from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.