nombre femenino/feminine noun
- importance temas de gran importancia matters of great importance o significance o [formal] of great import esos son detalles sin importancia those are minor o unimportant o insignificant details trató de quitarle or restarle importancia al problema she tried to make light of the problem, she tried to play down the importance of the problem no debemos darle tanta importancia a este tema we should not make so much of this matter, we should not attach too much importance to this matter siento llegar tarde — no tiene importancia I'm sorry I'm late — it doesn't matter ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? so what? darse importancia to give oneself airs
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