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ˈkru ʃəl

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  1. crucial, important(adj)

    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

    "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

    Synonyms:
    essential, all important(p), all-important(a), significant, of import, important, authoritative, of the essence(p)

    Antonyms:
    immaterial, unimportant, noncrucial

  2. crucial(adj)

    having crucial relevance

    "crucial to the case"; "relevant testimony"

    Synonyms:
    all important(p), of the essence(p), important, essential, all-important(a)

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, noncrucial, immaterial

  3. all-important(a), all important(p), crucial, essential, of the essence(p)(adj)

    of the greatest importance

    "the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"

    Antonyms:
    immaterial, noncrucial, unimportant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crucial

    Synonyms:
    searching, probing, severe, discriminating, sharp, critical, piercing

    Antonyms:
    superficial, indifferent, mild, uncritical, lenient, lax

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crucial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    transverse, intersecting

  2. crucial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    severe, searching, trying, decisive

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