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  Definition of Crucial
  1. of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"
  2. having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"
  3. of the greatest importance; "the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"
  4. having crucial relevance; "crucial to the case"; "relevant testimony"
Similar Words: important, deciding(a), determinant, determinative, determining(a), all-important(a), all important(p), essential, of the essence(p), relevant

 

See Also: critical, decisive, essential

 

 
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