- Vitally important; crucial: the town’s all-important tourist industryMore example sentences
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- 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.