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1‘the signing of the treaty was an event of immense importance’
significance, momentousness, import, consequence, note, noteworthiness, substance, value
seriousness, graveness, gravity, weightiness, urgency
2‘she had a fine sense of her own importance’
power, influence, authority, sway, weight, dominance
prominence, eminence, pre-eminence, notability, worth, account
prestige, high rank, status, standing, stature, superiority, mark, fame, renown, greatness, grandness
informal clout, pull
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