All-important - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɔːrlɪmˈpɔːrtnt|  American pronunciation of the word all-important
Brit.  |ɔːlɪmˈpɔːt(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word all-important

adjective

- of the greatest importance(syn: crucial, essential)

the all-important subject of disarmament

Examples

the all-important question in everyone's minds

Defence was all-important, and castles were designed with this end in view.

...the all-important sustentation of Mount Vernon, Monticello, and other national treasures...

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