crucially crucially  /ˈkruʃəlLi/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) to a crucial degree

Usage(s):

  1. But Linux is different from Windows and Macintosh in two crucially important ways: It's free.
  2. This crucially embarrassed the Chinese Government of wasp-waisted Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek who had made and is striving to keep a precarious peace with Japan.
  3. Third, and most crucially, if he's not yours already, short of murder, he never will be.

News

  1. Another chemistry test lies ahead as Jurgen Klinsmann is forced to shuffle USMNT lineup

    SEATTLE – Unbeaten in three straight World Cup qualifiers, fielding what’s become a cohesive lineup at last and, most crucially, figuring out a way to score goals.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Major League Soccer

  2. Will USMNT's newfound harmony be tested as Jurgen Klinsmann is forced into another lineup shift?

    SEATTLE – Unbeaten in three straight World Cup qualifiers, fielding what’s become a cohesive lineup at last and, most crucially, figuring out a way to score goals.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "It is crucially important that the Sri Lankan government follow up on all the promises that they have made," Ban told reporters following an informal discussion with Security Council members on Sri Lanka.
    on Jun 6, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Press Trust of India

  2. "It was a tremendous game for our fans, there were six goals and we played so well," Benitez said. "I hear Steven Gerrard has said it was a poor game by him, but I was satisfied. He scored a crucially important penalty for us when it really...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: The Statesman

  3. The authority "has reiterated yet again tonight that it is satisfied that Northern Rock is solvent, can carry on doing business and, crucially, paying out money if people want to withdraw their funds," Darling said on Channel 4 TV Saturday night.
    on Sep 15, 2005 By: Alistair Darling Source: 940 News

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