What does importance mean?

Definitions for importance
ɪmˈpɔr tnsim·por·tance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. importancenoun

    the quality of being important and worthy of note

    "the importance of a well-balanced diet"

  2. importance, grandnessnoun

    a prominent status

    "a person of importance"

Wiktionary

  1. importancenoun

    The quality or condition of being important or worthy of note

  2. importancenoun

    significance or prominence

  3. importancenoun

    personal status or standing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importancenoun

    the quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance

  2. Importancenoun

    subject; matter

  3. Importancenoun

    import; meaning; significance

  4. Importancenoun

    importunity; solicitation

  5. Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'importance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1005

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'importance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2398

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'importance' in Nouns Frequency: #464

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of importance in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of importance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of importance in a Sentence

  1. Mark Warner:

    The first thing any new member of House Intelligence Committee learns is the critical importance of protecting sources and methods. Publicly outing a source risks not only their life, but the lives of every American, because when sources are burned it makes it that much harder for every part of the intelligence community to gather intelligence on those who wish to do us harm.

  2. Kathleen Mullan Harris:

    We hope our research will bring attention within the biomedical field to the importance of social factors and that doctors seeing their patients even in an annual visit will not just see what risks they have like diabetes but ask them about their social activities.

  3. The NFL:

    Chosen by each of the 32 clubs to serve as their Draft ambassadors, fans selected to the ‘Inner Circle’ will have a front row seat to the NFL Draft Main Stage to cheer on their team's picks, to further the NFL's efforts in promoting the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine when available, and consistent with guidance from the CDC, fans selected to sit in the ‘Inner Circle’ must be fully vaccinated.

  4. Health Minister Jane Philpott:

    We also heard loud and clear the importance of recognizing conscience rights of healthcare providers, providers who may choose to refuse to provide medical assistance in dying for personal reasons or personal convictions.

  5. Cindy Nesbit:

    We understood that that Mr. Singh's hair was of the utmost importance to Inmate Singh, and this was a clear violation of Inmate Singh religious liberty rights.

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