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importance
American English: /ɪmˈpɔrtns/
British English: /ɪmˈpɔːt(ə)ns/

Translation of importance in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (significance) to be of great/of the utmost importance
    ser de suma/de la mayor importancia
    it's of no importance
    no tiene (ninguna) importancia
    carece de importancia [formal]
    to attach importance to something
    concederle or darle importancia a algo
    Example sentences
    • I want to write. I want to be able to spend a day doing nothing of any real importance.
    • There was no importance placed on the way you look, because that was not the way you were going to get by.
    • Most buildings of importance were pulverised and much of the city is still a ruin.
    1.2 (influence, standing) a position of great importance
    un puesto muy importante
    she's so full of her own importance
    se da una importancia or unos aires …
    tiene unas ínfulas …

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