crucial

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkruːʃəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkruʃəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kro̅o̅shəl)

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crucial

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. it is crucial that you [don't forget, go, remember]
  2. is crucial for [success, understanding]
  3. was crucial in [preparing, determining, preparing]...
  4. played a crucial role in
  5. [proved, turned out] to be crucial
  6. its role was crucial in
  7. crucial and important
  8. is a crucial element [of, in]
  9. was a crucial factor in
  10. a crucial step [forward, towards]
  11. left out crucial [information, details]
  12. is a crucial difference between...
  13. the crucial moment when...
  14. make crucial decisions that (will) affect...
  15. face a crucial decision [concerning, regarding]
  16. (negotiations) have reached a crucial stage
  17. the crucial stage in negotiations
  18. is a crucial aspect of
  19. has been crucial [to, during]
  20. a crucial advancement (in)
  21. the [discovery, research] has been crucial to our understanding of
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