importance : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the quality of being important and worthy of note
the importance of a well-balanced diet
- n a prominent status
a person of importance
- There's no point in trying to finesse the importance of Harry Potter.
- As the health care debate rages about 'death panels,' elderly residents at a New York facility discuss the importance of end of life counseling.
- Most other world figures of 1938 faded in importance as the year drew to a close.
News & Articles
- US Coast Guard offers boating safety tips
The Coast Guard offered tips Saturday at its annual open house on the importance of wearing a life jacket and spoke about the dangers of drinking and boating. Kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts were treated to in-water safety demonstrations, while members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary spoke about the importance of property using emergency flares. “We want people to experience doing it before an ...
June 15, 2013 - WMTW Portland
- Global glory
Delivering a message about the importance of honoring the stars and stripes, Col. Dave Church of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 75th Training Command was the featured speaker for the annual Flag Day ceremony on Friday.
June 15, 2013 - Dunn County News
- The importance of 'do it yourself' retirement planning
As retirees continue to struggle on Social Security, experts are emphasizing the importance of earlier planning.
June 13, 2013 - Deseret News
- Linda Lingle in CNN
I am vetoing this bill because I have become convinced that this issue is of such significant societal importance that it deserves to be decided directly by all the people of Hawaii,Lingle said. "The subject of this legislation has touched...
- Pope Benedict XVI in TIME
The concerns for nonviolence, sustainable development, justice and peace, and care for our environment are of vital importance for humanity,Benedict told the crowd.
- Martha Coakley in Los Angeles Times
I have managed four major pieces of legislation through Congress; served as chair and acting Chair of two major Senate committees, placing me at the center of the two most importance issues of our time - health care and reform of financial... Chris Dodd http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Dodd&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEH6KhTelit2c6abwwfkW8cWFajOg BusinessWeek http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-01-06/dodd-won-t-seek-re-election-to-u-s-senate-after-five-terms.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFJvrNtBWXc_Zi5fTRrfjbr2uVOjA Jan 6, 2010
50136 67801 important 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...