주요

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 主要, from  (“chief”) and (“importance”) .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

주요 (juyo) (hanja 主要)

  1. importance, primacy

Usage notes[edit]

Generally used adnominally to mean "important" or "key", in phrases such as 주요 원인, "important cause."