important important  /ɪm ˈpɔr tənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of great significance or value
  2. (adj) important in effect or meaning
  3. (adj) of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
  4. (adj) having authority or ascendancy or influence
  5. (adj) having or suggesting a consciousness of high position

Usage(s):

  1. There is an important legal distinction here.
  2. The poll indicated that the Iraq war is the most important voting issue among nine PTI tested.
  3. I do think it's important to ask hard questions and to probe.

News

  1. Video: Most important game -- Missouri

    Missouri's most important game in 2013 is the Nov. 2 home game against Tennessee.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Most important game: Virginia Tech

    Our “most important game series” continues today with the Hokies: Virginia Tech Most important game: Sept. 26 at Georgia Tech Why it’s important: Because this is the first real chance for the Hokies to prove they’re good enough to be relevant in the conference race again. After the most disappointing season in 20 years, Virginia Tech will start its quest for redemption in a meaningful ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. Most important game: Virginia Cavaliers

    Our “most important game” series continues today with Virginia: Virginia Most important game: Nov. 30 vs. Virginia Tech. Why it’s important: The Commonwealth Cup doesn’t even know where Charlottesville is anymore. Look, few if any outside the program are expecting this to be a banner year for Virginia. The Hoos just lost another quarterback in Phillip Sims, they have new offensive and defensive ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. "Today's landmark decision is an important step toward achieving equality for all married couples in Massachusetts and assuring that all of our citizens enjoy the same rights and protections under our Constitution," Coakley said. "It is...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Martha Coakley Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Today's announcement is another important step as we integrate out global operations and move forward with Merck's strategic priorities," Chief Executive Officer Richard Clark said. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  3. "This is an effort in which we must achieve unity of effort and common purpose. Civilian and military, Afghan and international, we are part of one team with one mission," Petraeus said. "On this important endeavour, co-operation is not...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: Aljazeera.net

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