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Origin of important
Examples from the Web for important
It is also important to avoid using the pope as part of a marketing strategy.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy…and it's a legacy that is so important to the culture.
Again, the difference can seem subtle and sound more like splitting hairs, but the difference is important.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the most important point I want to make is about what the press does now.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“I think it is important to say it is too soon to judge success or failure,” said Col. Steven Warren, a Pentagon spokesman.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, there were some ashes and a little dirt in the soup, but that was not regarded as important.Blackfeet Indian Stories|George Bird Grinnell
There was a property dispute going on, where Mr. Leverett was an important witness for a friend.A Little Girl in Old Salem|Amanda Minnie Douglas
This little fiction is to amuse the credulous, and would be 'important if true.'Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
And there is another point about railway junctions that reveals an important application to the larger journey of our life.
Yet the work now to be done was much too important to be left to the hands of untrained volunteers.The San Francisco Calamity|Various
Word Origin for important
mid-15c., from Middle French important and directly from Medieval Latin importantem (nominative importans), present participle of importare "be significant in," from Latin importare "bring in" (see import). Related: Importantly.