of great significance, value, or consequencean important economic challenge to the government
It is the first drug that seems to have a significant effect on this disease.
The incident happened at a critical point in the campaign.
That is a very substantial improvement in the current situation.
He says the situation in his country is very grave.
There is an urgent need for food and water.
I regard this as a serious matter.
material, , ,
The company failed to disclose material information.
a meaningful and constructive dialogue
far-reaching reforms on human rights
the momentous decision to send in the troops
Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
She read the salient facts quickly.
of great significance, value, or consequenceHer sons are the most important thing in her life.
a valued member of the team
his most prized possession
Mrs Cavendish is a dear friend of mine.
She was a valuable friend and an excellent teacher.
of interest, ,
precious, , ,
her most precious possession
of social significancean important figure in the media world
You're a powerful woman – people will listen to you.
Britain's future as a leading industrial nation depends on investment.
prominent, , ,
a prominent member of the Law Society
an outstanding tennis player
The dominant animals lead the herd.
one of the most influential books ever written
notable, , ,
the notable occultist, Madame Blavatsky
eminent, , , ,
an eminent public figure
None of these buildings are noteworthy for their architecture.
of great significance, value, or consequenceThe important thing is that you rest.
My main concern now is to protect the children.
Exercise has a major part to play in maintaining your health.
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.
The job went to one of his chief rivals.
I had the head man out from the gas company.
Political stability is a prime concern.
a central part of government policy
Is your journey really necessary?
Please make all the necessary arrangements.
shortages of even the most basic foodstuffs
It is absolutely essential that we find this man quickly.
the country's premier opera company
the primary cause of the disease
a blockade which could cut off vital oil and gas supplies
the most crucial election campaign in years
He proposes to make himself the supreme overlord.
Their principal concern is that of winning the next election.
The welfare of the children must be of paramount importance.
He was one of the world's foremost scholars.
He is the pre-eminent political figure in the country.
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in the sense of basic
of or forming a base or basisshortages of even the most basic foodstuffs
in the sense of central
main or principala central part of government policy
in the sense of chief
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.The job went to one of his chief rivals.
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