crucial


crucial
01. The final speaking test is [crucial] if you want to pass the course.
02. This public debate is [crucial] for the governor if he hopes to win re-election.
03. An improvement in the economic future of the lower class is [crucial] if the country wants to avoid a civil war.
04. It is [crucial] that you get regular exercise if you want to lose weight.
05. He failed a couple of [crucial] exams, and is now looking at having to repeat the entire year.
06. It is absolutely [crucial] that we make a good business plan before trying to start our own company.
07. Knowing how to use a computer is a [crucial] skill in today's professional job market.
08. According to Jean Piaget, it is a child's interaction with peers that provides the social experiences [crucial] for the development of morality.
09. Barbara Friedman once said that it's [crucial] for a couple to have shared goals and values because the more you have in common, the less you have to argue about.
10. Irving Kristol once said, "People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A [crucial] role. Nothing can take its place."
11. Developing an effective publicity campaign is [crucial] to our company's success.
12. Over 45,000 people die in British Columbia each year from cigarettes, so it is [crucial] that we find a way to reduce smoking in our province.
13. To understand Iraqi culture, it is [crucial] to study the religion of Islam.
14. The summer of 1990 was [crucial] for Albania, and saw the beginning of changes in government which eventually led to the end of communism in that country.
15. The Navy of Singapore plays a [crucial] role in the defense of that nation because it is surrounded by the sea.
16. H. Douglas Brown has noted that there are certain [crucial] variables which affect learners' successes in acquiring a foreign language.
17. The ocean waters off British Columbia are rich in nutrients, and provide [crucial] feeding grounds for humpback whales, orcas, dolphins and sea lions.
18. Early detection of breast cancer is [crucial] for a cure.
19. It is [crucially] important that you put this letter in the mail today. Otherwise, your application won't arrive on time.
20. Within the atmosphere of the planet Earth, both the proportion and the constituents of the air are [crucial] to the survival of all life.
21. The twin attributes of language and culture have been [crucial] in enabling the human species to adapt to a wide range of conditions and environments.
22. Richard Wagner was the outstanding composer of opera in Germany, and one of the [crucial] figures in the history of music in the 1800s.

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  • crucial — crucial, iale, iaux [ krysjal, jo ] adj. • 1560; du lat. crux, crucis→ croix 1 ♦ Didact. Fait en croix. Incision cruciale. 2 ♦ (du lat. experimentum crucis, de F. Bacon, « expérience de la croix », par allus. aux poteaux indicateurs des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • crucial — CRUCIÁL, Ă, cruciali, e, adj. De o importanţă capitală; hotărâtor. [pr.: ci al] – Din fr. crucial. Trimis de cristi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CRUCIÁL adj. v. esenţial. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  cruciál …   Dicționar Român

  • Crucial — may refer to: Crucial Technology, a brand used by semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology The Crucial Conspiracy, an album by The Dingees The Crucial Squeegie Lip, a recording by Ween Crucial Three, a short lived band, several of whose… …   Wikipedia

  • Crucial — Cru cial (kr? shal), a. [F. crucial, fr. L. crux, crucis, cross, torture. See {Cross}.] 1. Having the form of a cross; appertaining to a cross; cruciform; intersecting; as, crucial ligaments; a crucial incision. [1913 Webster] 2. Severe; trying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crucial — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) [Momento] que es difícil o crítico y que puede decidir el éxito o el fracaso de una cosa o de una persona: El dinero llegó en un momento crucial. Ése fue un instante crucial en mi vida. Era una situación… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • crucial — 1. Crucial means ‘decisive, critical’, and is often used as a more effective and more expressive alternative for important or significant: • There are four crucial stages in cheesemaking J. G. Davis, 1976 • I understand that you must edit letters …   Modern English usage

  • crucial — (Del ingl. crucial, y este del fr. crucial, der. del lat. crux, crucis, cruz). 1. adj. Dicho de una situación o de un momento: Crítico, decisivo. 2. En forma de cruz. Incisión crucial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • crucial — [kro͞o′shəl] adj. [Fr < L crux, CROSS] 1. of supreme importance; decisive; critical [a crucial decision] 2. Med. having the form of a cross [a crucial incision] SYN. ACUTE crucially adv …   English World dictionary

  • crucial — 1706, cross shaped, from Fr. crucial, a medical term for ligaments of the knee (which cross each other), from L. crux (gen. crucis) cross (see CROSS (Cf. cross)). The meaning decisive, critical (1830) is extended from a logical term, Instantias… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Crucial FM — was a fictional pirate radio station on the Lenny Henry comedy TV series on BBC 1. Henry played the character Delbert Wilkins , a D.J who broadcast his shows from the back of a kebab shop in Brixton. The opening credits of the programme started… …   Wikipedia

  • crucial — I adjective acute, climacteric, conclusive, consequential, critical, deciding, decisive, definitive, determining, essential, exigent, final, grave, imperative, important, influential, instant, material, momentous, of moment, of note, of supreme… …   Law dictionary


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