importante


importante
adj.
1 important (destacado, significativo).
2 considerable.
3 significant, considerable, sizable.
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importante
adjetivo
1 (gen) important; (por su gravedad) serious; (por su cantidad) considerable
es importante que aprenda a nadar it is important that he (should) learn to swim
2 (influyente) important
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adj.
important
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ADJ
1) (=trascendental) [información, persona] important; [acontecimiento] significant, important; [papel, factor, parte] important, major; [cambio] significant, major

se trata de algo importante — it's important

tu padre es un hombre importante — your father's an important man

uno de los momentos más importantes de mi vida — one of the most significant o important moments in my life

un paso importante para la democracia — an important o a big o a major step for democracy

dárselas de importante — to give o.s. airs

lo importante es ... — the main thing is ...

lo importante es participar — the main thing is taking part

lo más importante en la vida — the most important thing in life

poco importante — unimportant

es importante que — it is important that

es importante que expreses tu opinión — it's important for you to express your opinion

2) [como intensificador] [cantidad, pérdida] considerable; [herida] serious; [retraso] considerable, serious

una importante suma de dinero — a considerable amount of money

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adjetivo
a) <noticia/persona> important; <acontecimiento/cambio> important, significant

¿qué dice la carta? - nada importante — what does the letter say? - nothing of any importance o nothing much

lo importante es ... — the important thing is ...

es importante que vayas — it's important that you go

dárselas de or hacerse el importante — to give oneself airs

b) <pérdidas> serious, considerable; <daños> severe, considerable; <cantidad> considerable, significant
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= considerable, important, major, notable, prominent, relevant, remarkable, significant, significantly, substantial, weighty, consequential, solid, acute, appreciable, major, mighty [mightier -comp., mightiest -sup.], goodly [goodlier -comp., goodliest -sup.], key, meaningful, vital, hefty [heftier -comp., heftiest -sup.], of consequence, meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.], seminal.
Ex. The need to become familiar with different command languages for different hosts is a considerable barrier to effective retrieval.
Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
Ex. This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
Ex. There are notable differences in practice between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Ex. Classification is also prominent in the physical arrangement of documents.
Ex. Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
Ex. Two remarkable features of the BM code are its acceptance of corporate authorship, and its use of form headings.
Ex. With online display, the alphabetical arrangement can become less significant, since all look-ups can be achieved with the computer, and there is less need for the scanning of alphabetical lists.
Ex. The problem of their citation looms less significantly in abstracting and indexing products than that of the citation of periodical articles.
Ex. This data base will eventually become a very substantial bibliographic data base.
Ex. Whether the juxtaposition of language with literature is as weighty an advantage as has on occasion been claimed is, I think, debatable.
Ex. The democratisation of Russian intellectual life was one of the most consequential of the dramatic social and political changes that took place in Russia in the 1860s.
Ex. There is no doubt that the ideas put forward by Coates and their implementation in BTI have been a solid step forward in the theory of alphabetical subject headings.
Ex. In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
Ex. Cannabis often shows no appreciable effects the first time it is taken.
Ex. In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
Ex. The October 2002 issue of CONVERGE magazine lists their picks for the 'Shapers of the Future 2002' -- 'today's leaders and innovators who have dreamed and accomplished mighty things in technology and education'.
Ex. However, we must not forget the book which the critics acclaim and which also sells in goodly numbers.
Ex. This meeting brought together representatives of the key organizations in the community.
Ex. Each operator has a filing value which has been designate in order to ensure that terms appear in the index string in an order that will produce a meaningful set of index entries.
Ex. The pressures of the marketplace mean that any vital facility must be offered by all of the major hosts.
Ex. Research publication had to adopt the same economic model as trade publication, and research libraries the world over paid the hefty price = Las publicaciones científicas tuvieron que adoptar el mismo modelo económico que las publicaciones comerciales y las bibliotecas universitarias de todo el mundo pagaron un precio elevado.
Ex. We have the right and responsibility to make wise decisions in 'times of consequence'.
Ex. We want Robyn to write about really meaty issues every week, instead of talking about spousal abuse.
Ex. He has published seminal papers on automated cataloging and authority control in Library Journal, Library Quarterly, and Journal of Library Automation.
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* acontecimiento importante = milestone, red carpet event.
* considerar importante = hold + Nombre + dear.
* continuar siendo importante = remain + big.
* economizar en cosas importantes y derrochar en nimiedades = penny wise, pound foolish.
* el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
* es importante destacar = importantly.
* evento importante = milestone.
* hacer que sea importante = render + important.
* hacerse cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
* la parte más importante = the heart of.
* llegar a un momento importante en + Posesivo + historia = reach + milestone.
* lo más importante = most of all.
* lo que es más importante = most importantly, more importantly, most of all, most important.
* lo que es muy importante = importantly.
* más importante = foremost.
* más importante aun = more significantly.
* menos importante, el = least, the.
* muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
* poco importante = small-time.
* por último pero no menos importante = last but not least.
* sentirse importante = feel + important.
* ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
* ser cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
* ser importante = be of importance, be of consequence.
* suceso importante = critical incident.
* suma importante = princely sum.
* último pero no el menos importante, el = final and not the least important, the.
* uno de los + Nombre + más importante = not the least + Nombre, not the least of + Nombre.
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adjetivo
a) <noticia/persona> important; <acontecimiento/cambio> important, significant

¿qué dice la carta? - nada importante — what does the letter say? - nothing of any importance o nothing much

lo importante es ... — the important thing is ...

es importante que vayas — it's important that you go

dárselas de or hacerse el importante — to give oneself airs

b) <pérdidas> serious, considerable; <daños> severe, considerable; <cantidad> considerable, significant
* * *
= considerable, important, major, notable, prominent, relevant, remarkable, significant, significantly, substantial, weighty, consequential, solid, acute, appreciable, major, mighty [mightier -comp., mightiest -sup.], goodly [goodlier -comp., goodliest -sup.], key, meaningful, vital, hefty [heftier -comp., heftiest -sup.], of consequence, meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.], seminal.

Ex: The need to become familiar with different command languages for different hosts is a considerable barrier to effective retrieval.

Ex: Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
Ex: This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
Ex: There are notable differences in practice between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Ex: Classification is also prominent in the physical arrangement of documents.
Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
Ex: Two remarkable features of the BM code are its acceptance of corporate authorship, and its use of form headings.
Ex: With online display, the alphabetical arrangement can become less significant, since all look-ups can be achieved with the computer, and there is less need for the scanning of alphabetical lists.
Ex: The problem of their citation looms less significantly in abstracting and indexing products than that of the citation of periodical articles.
Ex: This data base will eventually become a very substantial bibliographic data base.
Ex: Whether the juxtaposition of language with literature is as weighty an advantage as has on occasion been claimed is, I think, debatable.
Ex: The democratisation of Russian intellectual life was one of the most consequential of the dramatic social and political changes that took place in Russia in the 1860s.
Ex: There is no doubt that the ideas put forward by Coates and their implementation in BTI have been a solid step forward in the theory of alphabetical subject headings.
Ex: In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
Ex: Cannabis often shows no appreciable effects the first time it is taken.
Ex: In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
Ex: The October 2002 issue of CONVERGE magazine lists their picks for the 'Shapers of the Future 2002' -- 'today's leaders and innovators who have dreamed and accomplished mighty things in technology and education'.
Ex: However, we must not forget the book which the critics acclaim and which also sells in goodly numbers.
Ex: This meeting brought together representatives of the key organizations in the community.
Ex: Each operator has a filing value which has been designate in order to ensure that terms appear in the index string in an order that will produce a meaningful set of index entries.
Ex: The pressures of the marketplace mean that any vital facility must be offered by all of the major hosts.
Ex: Research publication had to adopt the same economic model as trade publication, and research libraries the world over paid the hefty price = Las publicaciones científicas tuvieron que adoptar el mismo modelo económico que las publicaciones comerciales y las bibliotecas universitarias de todo el mundo pagaron un precio elevado.
Ex: We have the right and responsibility to make wise decisions in 'times of consequence'.
Ex: We want Robyn to write about really meaty issues every week, instead of talking about spousal abuse.
Ex: He has published seminal papers on automated cataloging and authority control in Library Journal, Library Quarterly, and Journal of Library Automation.
* acontecimiento importante = milestone, red carpet event.
* considerar importante = hold + Nombre + dear.
* continuar siendo importante = remain + big.
* economizar en cosas importantes y derrochar en nimiedades = penny wise, pound foolish.
* el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
* es importante destacar = importantly.
* evento importante = milestone.
* hacer que sea importante = render + important.
* hacerse cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
* la parte más importante = the heart of.
* llegar a un momento importante en + Posesivo + historia = reach + milestone.
* lo más importante = most of all.
* lo que es más importante = most importantly, more importantly, most of all, most important.
* lo que es muy importante = importantly.
* más importante = foremost.
* más importante aun = more significantly.
* menos importante, el = least, the.
* muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
* poco importante = small-time.
* por último pero no menos importante = last but not least.
* sentirse importante = feel + important.
* ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
* ser cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
* ser importante = be of importance, be of consequence.
* suceso importante = critical incident.
* suma importante = princely sum.
* último pero no el menos importante, el = final and not the least important, the.
* uno de los + Nombre + más importante = not the least + Nombre, not the least of + Nombre.

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importante
adjective
1 ‹noticia/persona› important; ‹acontecimiento/cambio› important, significant
tengo algo importante que decirte I have something important to tell you
¿qué dice la carta? — nada importante what does the letter say? — nothing of any importance o nothing much
lo importante es participar the important thing is to take part
es importante que vayas it's important that you go
dárselas de or hacerse el importante to give oneself airs
2 ‹pérdidas› serious, considerable; ‹cantidad› considerable, significant
una importante suma de dinero a large o considerable o significant sum of money
la tormenta causó importantes daños the storm caused severe o considerable damage
un número importante de ciudadanos a significant o considerable o large number of citizens
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Multiple Entries:
algo importante    
importante
importante adjetivo
a)noticia/personaimportant;

acontecimiento/cambioimportant, significant;
dárselas de or hacerse el importante to give oneself airs
b)pérdidasserious, considerable;

dañossevere, considerable;
cantidadconsiderable, significant
importante adjetivo important, significant: un importante geólogo dará la conferencia, a noted geologist will give the lecture
una cantidad importante, a considerable amount
'importante' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bonita
- bonito
- categoría
- ciudad
- comodidad
- consignar
- cosa
- cualquiera
- despreciable
- eje
- eslabón
- floricultura
- gorda
- gordo
- historia
- histórica
- histórico
- inmediatez
- menos
- nada
- núcleo
- opinar
- personaje
- pintar
- poderosa
- poderoso
- reseñar
- sabrosa
- sabroso
- salario
- señalada
- señalado
- señor
- suma
- sustancial
- sustantiva
- sustantivo
- tomo
- viso
- indiferente
- notable
- papel
- parecer
- personalidad
- pez
- que
- trascendental
- trascendente
- un
- visita
English:
amount to
- appreciable
- armory
- armoury
- assassin
- assassination
- big
- consideration
- depreciate
- edit
- flagship
- grain
- grand
- great
- head-hunt
- high
- if
- important
- increasingly
- large
- last
- leading
- least
- major
- mean
- morality
- prominent
- significant
- sponsor
- thing
- VIP
- weighty
- assassinate
- come
- considerable
- feature
- feel
- first
- foremost
- name
- priority
- strongly
- substantial
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importante adj
1. [destacado, significativo] important;
el descontento está adquiriendo proporciones importantes dissatisfaction is becoming widespread;
ocupa un cargo importante en el ministerio he has an important job at the ministry;
ella es muy importante para mí she's very important to me;
lo importante es hacerlo despacio the important thing is to do it slowly;
no te preocupes, lo importante es que tengas buena salud don't worry, the most important thing is for you to be healthy;
Comp
dárselas de importante, hacerse el/la importante to give oneself airs, to act all important
2. [cantidad] considerable;
[lesión] serious;
una cantidad importante de dinero a significant o considerable sum of money;
el tren llegó con un retraso importante the train was very late
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importante
adj important
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importante adj
: important
importantemente adv
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importante adj
1. (en general) important
una persona importante an important person
2. (considerable) considerable
una suma importante a considerable sum
lo importante the important thing

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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