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all-important

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Definition of all-important in English:

adjective

Vitally important; crucial: the town’s all-important tourist industry
More example sentences
  • So it could be an important part of a Tory manifesto, but not the all-important issue.
  • So long as the horse was all-important in war, the upper classes were all-important, because they could ride.
  • Of course, the all-important marketing skill was tellingly lacking in Murthy.
Synonyms
vital, essential, indispensable, crucial, key, necessary, needed, required, requisite, important, vitally important, of the utmost importance, of great consequence, of the essence, critical, life-and-death, imperative, mandatory;
urgent, pressing, burning, compelling, acute;
paramount, pre-eminent, high-priority, significant, consequential

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