importantly vs. important
- had bronze weapons and composite bows; more important, they utilized the horse and war chariot
- —Harry A. Gailey, Jr.
- second and most important, the book contains no important woman character
- —F. Scott Fitzgerald
- sticks and, just as importantly, unsticks easily
- —Phoebe Hawkins
- importantly, the leaven in the mixture is quality
- —George O'Brien
Examples of important in a Sentence
Diet and exercise are important for health.
In his editorial, he made several important points.
Scientists have made an important discovery.
Doing her job well is important to her.
He's one of the most important scholars in his field.
Recent Examples of important from the Web
Heynckes said that tradition is more important than spending power, pointing to the exits of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.
The contacts also don't do anything to protect the surrounding skin on your lids like sunnies do, so remembering to apply SPF to your eye area becomes even more important.
That to me is more important than any one person’s career.
Dana Wolter is an award-winning, Southern designer who believes that living well happens in a home that is centered around what is important to you.
That estimate is important because the government claims some would go to DirecTV, allowing AT&T to make up lost revenue.
Walking around the block with your family or friends is more important than competitive running.
But that doesn’t mean the issue isn’t important to Americans of all ages.
The presentation of the three preliminary concepts was intended to gauge which design elements were most important to city officials.
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IMPORTANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of important for English Language Learners
: having serious meaning or worth : deserving or requiring serious attention
: having power, authority, or influence
IMPORTANT Defined for Kids
Definition of important for Students
- Graduation is an important event in your life.
- an important leader
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