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Overview of adj important

The adj important has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (146) important, of import

(of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day")

2. (4) significant, important

(important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant")

3. (2) crucial, important

(of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women")

4. (1) authoritative, important

(having authority or ascendancy or influence; "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner")

5. important

(having or suggesting a consciousness of high position; "recited the decree with an important air"; "took long important strides in the direction of his office") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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