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important

  

      adj  
   (=crucial)  
[point, factor, difference, decision]  
important (e)     
→ That is a very important point that you've raised.        
→ Education is an important factor in raising output.        
→ There were certain important differences between the campaigns of 1939-41 and those of the earlier war.        
→ Deciding to become a parent is one of the most important decisions you will make during your lifetime.        
it is important to ...      il est important de ..., il importe de ...  
→ It's important to tell me if there's something wrong.        
It is important to eat sensibly.      Il est important de manger de manière raisonnable., Il importe de manger de manière raisonnable.  
It's important to remain calm.      Il importe de rester calme., Il est important de rester calme.  
it is important for them to understand that ...      il est important qu'ils comprennent que ...  
→ I knew it was important for me to go to court and tell the truth.        
→ It is important for people to get involved.        
it is important that ...      il importe que ...    + subj  , il est important que ...    + subj     
It is important that teachers get proper training.      Il importe que les enseignants soient convenablement formés., Il est important que les enseignants soient convenablement formés.  
it's not important      c'est sans importance, ce n'est pas important  
→ I have something to tell you but it's not important.        
the most important thing, Her children are the most important thing in her life.      Ses enfants sont pour elle la chose la plus importante dans sa vie.  
to be important to sb        (emotionally)   
[person]  
compter beaucoup pour qn  
Of course, you are important to me.      Mais bien-sûr, tu comptes beaucoup pour moi.  
[thing]   être important (e)   pour qn, compter beaucoup pour qn  
His trees and plants were almost as important to him as his music.      Ses arbres et ses plantes étaient presque aussi importants pour lui que sa musique., Ses arbres et ses plantes comptaient presque autant pour lui que sa musique.  
   [person]   important (e)     
→ the list of important people who are coming        
→ a very important criminal lawyer        


all-important  
      adj   capital (e)  , crucial (e)     
self-important  
      adj   suffisant (e)     
→ He was self-important, vain and ignorant.        
→ ... self-important officials.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
important adj.
important

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
adv.
ce qui est plus important,
n.
acteur important
[Med.]
exp.
d'une importance cruciale
exp.
d'une importance cruciale
adj.
d'une extrême importance
[Med.]
exp.
d'importance stratégique
exp.
un indice important
exp.
une caractéristique essentielle
n.
personnage de marque
n.
chose la plus importante qui soit
adj.
beaucoup plus important
[Med.]
exp.
être d'une importance cruciale
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'important' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
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important
exp.
important
adj.
important
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important role
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important exodus
n.
important visitor
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important subject
n.
important ejaculation
[Med.]
exp.
an important role
exp.
the important thing
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