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American English: /moʊˈmɛn(t)əs/
, /məˈmɛn(t)əs/
British English: /mə(ʊ)ˈmɛntəs/

Translation of momentous in Spanish:


  • (occasion/decision/news)
    de capital importancia
    Example sentences
    • The prospect of a single currency may present this country with one of the most momentous decisions in its history.
    • It was just after I sat my finals at art college in 1962 that a series of momentous events occurred.
    • After the momentous events of 1953 the men from the expedition shared a rare friendship.

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