ADJ to n
The 'important' group
These adjectives indicate that something is an important, relevant, or necessary part of something, or that it is a less important or central part.
additional ancillary applicable basic bound central coincidental complementary critical crucial essential fundamental germane important inapplicable incidental indispensable inherent instrumental integral intrinsic irrelevant key marginal necessary paramount peripheral pertinent pivotal relevant subordinate subservient tangential unconnected
Previously, selling petrol was seen as ancillary to the companies' main supermarket business.
Obviously, this matter is financially important to the future of the racing industry.
Executives have to take crucial and often difficult decisions. These are intrinsic to the job and are challenges to be met sensibly.
The Asia-Pacific region might once have been regarded as peripheral to the global economy, but it's now the most dynamic economic region in the world.