US: /ˌɪmˈpɔɹtənt/
UK: /ɪmpˈɔːtənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

important /im'pɔ:tənt/
  • tính từ
    • quan trọng, trọng đại, trọng yếu, hệ trọng
      • an important event: một sự kiện quan trọng
      • important personalities: những nhân vật trọng yếu
    • có quyền thế, có thế lực
    • (như) self-importance
      • to look important: ra vẻ ta đây quan trọng

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 ~ (to sb) having a great effect on people or things; of great value: an important decision / factor + I have an important announcement to make. + Money played an important role in his life. + Listening is an important part of the job. + one of the most important collections of American art + It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions. + It is important that he attend every day. + (BrE) It is important that he should attend every day. + It is important for him to attend every day. + It's very important to me that you should be there. + The important thing is to keep trying.
2 (of a person) having great influence or authority: an important member of the team + He likes to feel important.
importantly adverb: More importantly, can he be trusted? + She was sitting importantly behind a big desk.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 significant, consequential, critical, material, vital, urgent, portentous, weighty, grave, substantial, momentous, signal:
If it is important, put it in writing.
2 leading, prominent, notable, noted, noteworthy, worthy, eminent, distinguished, respected, high-ranking, top-level, high-level, superior, outstanding, foremost, conspicuous, impressive:
She is the most important member of the committee.
3 influential, effective, well-connected, powerful, formidable, mighty, impressive:
With those important politicians supporting him, he might win.

Collocation dictionary


be, seem | become | remain | make sth
This is what makes our work so important.
| believe sth, consider sth, deem sth, regard sth as, see sth as, think sth
These ideas are considered enormously important.


critically, crucially, enormously, especially, extremely, hugely, most, particularly, really, terribly, very, vitally
This is most important: you must deliver the letter to Johnson himself.
| increasingly | doubly | fairly, quite | equally
These two factors are equally important.
| internationally, regionally
an internationally important site for these rare birds
| economically, functionally, historically, politically, strategically
historically important buildings


It's important for you to understand this.
| to
Spending time with my children is important to me. The work of the intelligence services was crucially important to victory in the war.

Concise English dictionary

ɪm'pɔrtnt /-pɔːr-
+of great significance or value
+important in effect or meaning
+of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
+having authority or ascendancy or influence
+having or suggesting a consciousness of high position