importance

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈpɔːrtəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪmˈpɔrtns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(im pôrtns)

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importance

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. do you understand the importance of...?
  2. the importance of your [words, actions, decision]
  3. the importance of [having, being]
  4. the importance of being [earnest, kind, punctual, open-minded]
  5. [don't, never] underestimate the importance of
  6. are giving [it] too much importance
  7. why are you giving [it] so much importance?
  8. don't put so much importance on [it]
  9. it is of the utmost importance that you
  10. [underestimated, failed to realize] the importance (of the decision)
  11. attached a great deal of importance (to)
  12. the importance of [a good diet, getting exercise]
  13. am trying to explain the importance to you
  14. has strategic importance
  15. is of [vital, particular, paramount] importance to
  16. [it] is of no importance
  17. [it] is not of any particular importance
  18. is a matter of [extreme, increasing, utmost] importance
  19. has taken on more importance [following, since, after]
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