all-important


Also found in: Thesaurus.

all-im·por·tant

(ôl′ĭm-pôr′tnt)
adj.
Of the greatest importance; crucial.

all′-im·por′tance n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

all-important

adj
crucial; vital
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

all′-impor′tant



adj.
vitally important; essential.
[1830–40]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.all-important - of the greatest importanceall-important - of the greatest importance; "the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"
important, of import - of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

all-important

adjective essential, central, significant, key, necessary, vital, critical, crucial, pivotal, momentous, consequential those all-important formative years
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations

all-important

[ˈɔːlɪmˈpɔːtənt] ADJde primera or de suma importancia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

all-important

[ˌɔːlɪmˈpɔːtnt] adjcruciale, fondamentale, importantissimo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
KARACHI -- Karachi Kings' ace fast bowler, Mohammad Amir joined Karachi Kings squad in Karachi on Saturday ahead of their all-important match against Quetta Gladiators on Sunday.
said that they have yet to establish if the deadly explosions in Jolo, Sulu is related to the 'all-important' Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
Summary: New Delhi (India), Jan 2 (ANI): The Central government has doubled the size of the all-important National Security Advisory Board by inducting five new members as it has also expanded the scope of work for the agency.
ONDO State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday, called on Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the all-important objective of the nation's building.
By FRANCIS MUREITHINewcomers Vihiga United chalked up their first Kenyan Premier League win this season when they gunned down hosts Ulinzi Stars 1-0 in a midweek match at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru on Wednesday.The side sponsored by the County government of Vihiga scored their all-important goal in the 86th minute through striker Christopher Masinza.
Imran Khan will also spearhead rallies across other major cities of Pakistan in an attempt to bolster support for the party among the masses ahead of the all-important general election to be held in July.
That then led to the rarest of occurrences at Hampden, however, as the home crowd cheered when news broke that Gareth Southgate's men had regained control, allowing Scotland to close within a point before next month's all-important Hampden showdown.
Let's not underestimate the advantages to our town in terms of employment and our economy, and a boost to morale at an all-important time of the birth of our own Sutton Coldfield Town Council which will serve as a kickstart to prosperity and meaning.
It dos not purport to teach the reader how to program in SAR and R, but, rather, provides the all-important information on how to use these powerful programs.
TEST Magazine is one of the leading software testing publications in the Europe, specifically created as a voice for the modern-day software professional, always aiming to give a true reflection of the issues affecting the all-important testing market.
DUMBARTON'S Andy Graham netted the all-important winner against Brechin but admitted his goal was a stroke of luck.
Chris Parry scored the all-important goal for the Accies.