importance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French importance, from Medieval Latin importantia.

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Noun[edit]

importance (countable and uncountable, plural importances)

  1. The quality or condition of being important or worthy of note
  2. significance or prominence
  3. personal status or standing

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin importantia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃ pɔʁ tɑ̃s/
  • (file)
    l'importance

Noun[edit]

importance f (plural importances)

  1. importance
  2. significance

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