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key

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2 of the greatest possible importance
  • First—and this is key—I wasn't even there that evening!
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key

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1 an explanatory list of the symbols on a map or chart
  • In order to know what those dotted lines represent, you'll need to look at the key.
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2 something that allows someone to achieve a desired goal
  • A good education is the key to success.
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3 the means or right of entering or participating in
  • He had found the key to her heart.
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key

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to bring to a state free of conflicts, inconsistencies, or differences
  • Her response was perfectly keyed to the situation.
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