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  • importance — im|por|tance W1S2 [ımˈpo:təns US o:r ] n [singular, U] the quality of being important the importance of sth ▪ the importance of regular exercise ▪ The fur trade now exceeded timber in importance . ▪ Hindus attach great importance to food… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Being and Time — (German: Sein und Zeit , 1927) is a book by German philosopher Martin Heidegger. Although written quickly, and despite the fact that Heidegger never completed the project outlined in the introduction, it remains his most important work and has… …   Wikipedia

  • importance — [im pôrt′ ns] n. [MFr < OIt importanza] 1. the state or quality of being important; significance; consequence 2. Obs. a) a matter or consequence b) import, or meaning c) importunity SYN. IMPORTANCE, the broades …   English World dictionary

  • Importance — Im*por tance, n. [F. importance. See {Important}.] 1. The quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance. [1913 Webster] Thy own importance know, Nor bound thy narrow views to things below. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • importance — UK US /ɪmˈpɔːtəns/ noun [U] ► the quality of being important: »Some managers acknowledge the importance of balancing work and family, and believe it necessary to design specific policies …   Financial and business terms

  • Importance of Being Earnest — Importance of Be|ing Ear|nest, The (1895) a play by Oscar Wilde in which a man pretends that his name is Ernest because he thinks this will give him an advantage with a woman he admires →↑Bracknell, Lady …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • importance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Consequence Nouns 1. importance, import, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness, primacy; significance, concern; emphasis, interest; distinction, prestige, grandeur, majesty,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Importance sampling — In statistics, importance sampling is a general technique for estimating the properties of a particular distribution, while only having samples generated from a different distribution rather than the distribution of interest. Depending on the… …   Wikipedia

  • importance — im|por|tance [ ım pɔrtns ] noun uncount *** the fact of being important, or the degree to which something or someone is important: By 1800, the monarchy had declined in importance. importance of: The company recognizes the importance of training… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • importance */*/*/ — UK [ɪmˈpɔː(r)t(ə)ns] / US [ɪmˈpɔrt(ə)ns] noun [uncountable] the fact of being important, or the degree to which something or someone is important By 1800, the monarchy had declined in importance. importance of: The company recognizes the… …   English dictionary


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