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crucial
used in Running in the Family

2 uses
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Definition
very important or necessary
  • Gambling was so crucial to the economy of certain households that semi-respectable women slept with jockeys to get closer to "the horse's mouth."
    p. 50.9
  • For some reason it was crucial that he be taken to hospital by a member of the family rather than under military guard.
    p. 153.3

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