Definition of 'crucial'
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Successive monarchs and other members of the royal family have played crucial political roles in our past. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is doing that by cutting out a seemingly crucial part of selling expensive clobber: shops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The crucial moments always go against you when you're second in a two-horse race. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He said:'The first goal seems to be crucial at the moment. The Sun (2017)The Government's sugar tax will play a crucial role. The Sun (2016)Perhaps more importantly, he played a crucial role in 1986 in organising the first papal visit to a synagogue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With a semi-final place on the line for both players, the champion was by far the more composed at the crucial moments of her win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are three elements crucial to recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The prize then will be crucial financial backing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The timing of the coronation was of crucial moment. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)There have been friends and family who have played their crucial parts. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)The relationship between these two roles is crucial. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are two crucial differences in our backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They also serve to remind us that political liberties are crucial for economic growth and cultural confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The banking sector is crucial to economic recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She was popular precisely because she erred at crucial moments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Parents obviously play a crucial role in shaping these goals. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)The resulting insights and goodwill may be crucial in resolving differences. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That will be the crucial issue of economic policy and politics next year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His support was crucial during my recovery. The Sun (2012)The crucial part is writing a really great book. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The crucial difference between a retirement village and a nursing home is that you own your home. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now it continues to push forward crucial economic reforms in a broad range of areas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Confidence is crucial to recovery and investment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Crucial moments in history call for great leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It formed a crucial part of the evidence against him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a scene in which a Belgian lorry driver plays a small but crucial role. Times, Sunday Times (2008)MI5 bosses have given their crucial backing to the new package of powers agreed by the Cabinet yesterday. The Sun (2011)America's backing was crucial to the British campaign. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'crucial'
British English: crucial /ˈkruːʃəl/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is crucial is extremely important.
An animal's sense of smell is crucial to its survival.
- American English: crucial
- Arabic: عَصِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: crucial
- Chinese: 关键性的
- Croatian: ključan
- Czech: zásadní
- Danish: afgørende
- Dutch: cruciaal
- European Spanish: crucial
- Finnish: ratkaisevan tärkeä
- French: crucial
- German: entscheidend
- Greek: ζωτικός
- Italian: cruciale
- Japanese: 重大な
- Korean: 결정적인
- Norwegian: svært viktig
- Polish: decydujący
- European Portuguese: crucial
- Romanian: crucial
- Russian: ключевой
- Spanish: crucial
- Swedish: kritisk
- Thai: สำคัญมาก
- Turkish: önemli
- Ukrainian: вирішальний
- Vietnamese: rất quan trọng
Definition of crucial from the Collins English Dictionary
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