Meaning of crucially in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkruːʃəli/

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Translate crucially into Spanish


  • With decisive or vital importance.

    ‘a question that may have crucially influenced the decision’
    • ‘crucially, recipients of these funds would be required to place their work in the public domain’
    • ‘both movies are crucially dependent on the performance of the male lead’
    • ‘The political independence of any country is crucially dependent upon its economic independence.’
    • ‘In a state of crisis, information becomes crucially important.’
    • ‘Knowledge is crucially different from mere true belief.’
    • ‘Crucially, there are few moments of contrasted musical ideas being offset against each other.’
    • ‘Crucially, the director lets us sense these characters' isolation in relation to others.’
    • ‘More crucially, the details of his accident refuse to cohere.’
    • ‘His family history and life had been crucially shaped by political events in Cuba.’
    • ‘Unfortunately the lack of on-screen chemistry between the two actors crucially lets the dramatic element of the film down.’
    • ‘A generation of British artists themselves were crucially indebted to Matisse at a formative stage of their careers.’
    • ‘His defense was crucially based on his assertion that he was completely unaware that Egypt had cultural patrimony laws of any kind.’