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1    of great significance or value; outstanding  
Voltaire is an important writer     
2    of social significance; notable; eminent; esteemed  
an important man in the town     
3    when postpositive, usually foll by: to   specially relevant or of great concern (to); valued highly (by)  
your wishes are important to me     
4       an obsolete word for       importunate  
     (C16: from Old Italian importante, from Medieval Latin importare to signify, be of consequence, from Latin: to carry in; see import)  
  importantly      adv  
The use of more importantly as in more importantly, the local council is opposed to this proposal has become very common, but many people still prefer to use more important  

      adj   crucial; vital  
      adj   having or showing an unduly high opinion of one's own abilities, importance, etc.  
  self-importantly      adv  
  self-importance      n  
Diccionario de inglés definición  


1    far-reaching, grave, large, material, meaningful, momentous, of substance, primary, salient, serious, signal, significant, substantial, urgent, weighty  
2    big-time     (informal)   eminent, foremost, high-level, high-ranking, influential, leading, major league     (informal)   notable, noteworthy, of note, outstanding, powerful, pre-eminent, prominent, seminal  
3      (usually with)       to   basic, essential, of concern or interest, relevant, valuable, valued  
   inconsequential, insignificant, minor, needless, negligible, secondary, trivial, undistinctive, unimportant, unnecessary  

central, consequential, critical, crucial, essential, key, momentous, necessary, pivotal, significant, urgent, vital  
arrogant, big-headed, bumptious, cocky, conceited, full of oneself, overbearing, pompous, presumptuous, pushy     (informal)   strutting, swaggering, swollen-headed  

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the most important or central part of something
[US] The core of the book focuses on the period between 1660 and 1857.
large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
become very nervous or anxious especially before an important event or before having to do something difficult
[informal] Ex.: She always gets the jitters before going on stage.
person who is very important and dear without formally being the spouse
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
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