重要 (zhong yao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 24, 2018

重要 (Chinese PinYin: [zhòng yào]; traditional Chinese:重要) may mean: (1) adj. important; (2) noun. importance; (3) noun. significance. Literally: 重 (important) + 要 (essential). It is one of the most frequently used Chinese words that will occur often in everyday use. Some example phrases and expressions are: 重要性 (importance), 重要地位 (important place), 很重要 (very important), 重要人物 (very important person), 重要任务 (important missions).

1. How to pronounce 重要?

Chinese Pinyin: [zhòng yào]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 重要

Synonyms: 要紧, 严重, 重大, 关键, 首要, 紧张, 主要, 紧急, 紧要,

Antonyms: 次要, 不重要, 不要紧,

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 重要.

Fixed expression: 重要性 (importance), 重要地位 (important place),

Collocation: 很重要 (very important), 重要人物 (very important person), 重要任务 (important missions), 不重要 (not important), 最重要 (most important), 重要角色 (important role), 十分重要 (extremely important), 发挥重要作用 (play a vital role),

Idioms: N/A

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4. How to use 重要 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 重要.

4.1 所有重要的数据均以密码的方式送往军方。

Translation: All important data were sent to the military in cipher.

4.2 我们总是认为质量比数量重要, 但是数量往往是最终的决定因素

Translation: We always think that quality is more important than quantity, but quantity is often the ultimate determinant.

4.3 这个问题很重要, 但是最终还是不了了之了。

Translation: This question is very important, but it is left unsettled ultimately.

4.4 你生活中最重要的优先事项是什么?

Translation: What’s your most important priority in life?

4.5 服务业在我国经济中占有重要地位。

Translation: The service industry plays an important role in our economy.

4.6 有的人爱炫富因为他们觉得是钱和他们的财产让他们变得重要, 有价值和受人爱戴

Translation: Some people love showing off their wealth because they think that their money and their possessions is what makes them important, valuable, loved.

4.7 作为最原始的13个殖民地之一,纽约在美国革命时期发挥了至关重要的政治和战略角色。

Translation: One of the original 13 colonies, New York played a crucial political and strategic role during the American Revolution.

4.8 一首歌的副歌经常被认为是歌曲中最重要的部分,如果做得好的话,在你听到它后, 它能在你的脑海里停留数个小时甚至数天。

Translation: A song’s chorus is often regarded as the most vital part of the song and the part that if done correctly sticks in your head for hours, even days after you’ve heard it.

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