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key, significant, substantial, of concern
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重要 ( zhongyao / zhòngyào ) is composed of these characters:
The traditional Chinese characters of zhòngyào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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serious | essential
重要 ( zhongyao / zhòngyào ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 199)
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Version 5.26 / Last updated: 2020-02-11