of exceptional importance(informal) the most crucial election campaign in years
a blockade which could cut off vital oil and gas supplies
The important thing is that you rest.
There is a pressing need for more funds.
It is absolutely essential that we find this man quickly.
There is an urgent need for food and water.
the momentous decision to send in the troops
of exceptional importanceAt the crucial moment, his nerve failed.
The incident happened at a critical point in the campaign.
central, , ,
a central part of government policy
a decisive victory in the elections
The Court of Appeal has a pivotal role in the English legal system.
now or never, ,
The most testing time is the early months of your return to work.
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in the sense of central
main or principala central part of government policy
in the sense of decisive
having great influence on the result of somethinga decisive victory in the elections
Video: pronunciation of 'crucial'
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