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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
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
important or powerful
English version of thesaurus of important
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a country that is ruled by a president or other leader that people vote for, rather than by a...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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