Meaning of IMPORTANCE in English

IMPORTANCE

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

The ~ of something is its quality of being significant, valued, or necessary in a particular situation.

We have always stressed the ~ of economic reform...

Safety is of paramount ~.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N of n

2.

Importance means having influence, power, or status.

N-UNCOUNT

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