Translation of importante in English:

importante

important, adj.

adjective

  • 1

    (persona/noticia) important
    (acontecimiento/cambio) important
    (acontecimiento/cambio) significant
    tengo algo importante que decirte I have something important to tell you
    • ¿qué dice la carta? — nada importante what does the letter say? — nothing of any importance / nothing much
    • lo importante es participar the important thing is to take part
    • es importante que vayas it's important that you go
    • dárselas de / hacerse el importante to give oneself airs
  • 2

    (pérdidas) serious
    (pérdidas) considerable
    (cantidad) considerable
    (cantidad) significant
    una importante suma de dinero a large / considerable / significant sum of money
    • la tormenta causó importantes daños the storm caused severe / considerable damage
    • un número importante de ciudadanos a significant / considerable / large number of citizens