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importance

Noun

1 the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet" [ant: unimportance]
2 a prominent status; "a person of importance" [syn: grandness]

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Pronunciation

  • (UK) /ɪmˈpɔːtəns/, /Im"pO:t@ns/
  • (US) /ɪmˈpɔɹtəns/, /Im"pOr`t@ns/

Noun

importance

Translations

quality or condition of being important or worthy of note
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