- import quota,
- importance of being earnest, the,
- imported currantworm,
Origin of importance
Examples from the Web for importance
Such was the importance of showing the country that he was a “different kind of Democrat.”
But everyone seemed to always understand the importance of this film.
So was the importance of protest itself, which he vowed to protect from the heavy-handed policies employed by his predecessors.
First, he emphasized the importance of the police and the need for new training and an end to “broken windows” tactics.
More than perhaps any other distiller of Scotch whisky, The Macallan understands the importance of color to a great whisky.
Next in importance to the fiscal laws for the revenue of the Island comes the currency question.Industrial Cuba|Robert P. Porter
The official evidently was telling Argo something of importance.Tarrano the Conqueror|Raymond King Cummings
Finally a good method of refuting the claim of importance made for an opposing proposition is by amplifying and diminishing.Public Speaking|Clarence Stratton
Still there were to set off against these things several points of importance.Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished|R.M. Ballantyne
These things of the first importance, had not been placed upon our machine.
- meaning or signification
- an important matter
c.1500, from Middle French importance or directly from Medieval Latin importantia, from importantem (see important).