Translation of importante in English:
- 1.1 [noticia/persona] important; [acontecimiento/cambio] important, significant tengo algo importante que decirte I have something important to tell you ¿qué dice la carta? — nada importante what does the letter say? — nothing of any importance o/or nothing much lo importante es participar the important thing is to take part es importante que vayas it's important that you go dárselas de or hacerse el importante to give oneself airs 1.2 [pérdidas] serious, considerable; [cantidad] considerable, significant una importante suma de dinero a large o considerable o significant sum of money la tormenta causó importantes daños the storm caused severe o/or considerable damage un número importante de ciudadanos a significant o considerable o large number of citizens
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.