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
In Russia, cars are provided from a pool, and often officials, except the most important ones, have to make their own way back — a hardship that some have complained about privately, according to interviews with their colleagues.
There are some in the legal world who argue the impact on the election doesn't really matter: What's more important is to not lose sight of is the fact a foreign government tried to influence a U.S. presidential election.
Being America’s partner, as well as its friend, is even more important now, given Mr. Trump’s obsession with reciprocity.
But what the welfare state does is perhaps more important than its size.
But for Nyx, two other numbers are more important: 45 and 24.
Purity and the state were more important to them than her survival.
For all the effort companies put into crafting their strategies, hiring fancy-pants management consultants, and imagining their place in magic quadrants, sometimes a combination of luck and listening to customers is more important.
Instead, the alliance’s most important member kicked things off by berating some of its closest allies.
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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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