momentous decision

momentous decision
важное решение, серьезное решение

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  • Momentous — Mo*men tous, a. [Cf. L. momentosus rapid, momentary.] Of moment or consequence; very important; weighty; as, a momentous decision; momentous affairs. {Mo*men tous*ly}, adv. {Mo*men tous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • momentous — [mō men′təs, məmen′təs] adj. of great moment; very important [a momentous decision] momentously adv. momentousness n …   English World dictionary

  • momentous — mo|men|tous [məuˈmentəs, mə US mou , mə ] adj a momentous event, change, or decision is very important because it will have a great influence on the future ▪ a momentous decision ▪ Momentous events are taking place in the US. ▪ His colleagues all …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • momentous — [[t]moʊme̱ntəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you refer to a decision, event, or change as momentous, you mean that it is very important, often because of the effects that it will have in the future. ...the momentous decision to send in the troops... The… …   English dictionary

  • momentous — adjective a momentous event, occasion, decision etc is very important or serious, especially because it will have a great influence on the future: a momentous decision | 1789 was a momentous year in European history …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • momentous — adjective a momentous decision Syn: important, significant, historic, portentous, critical, crucial, life and death, decisive, pivotal, consequential, of consequence, far reaching, earth shattering, earth shaking; formal of moment Ant:… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • decision — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, crucial, fateful, important, key, landmark (law), major, momentous ▪ It was a big decision to make …   Collocations dictionary

  • decision — n. act of deciding 1) to arrive at, make, reach, take (BE) a decision 2) (esp. legal) to affirm; appeal; hand down (AE), render a decision 3) (esp. legal) to overrule, reverse a decision 4) to reconsider a decision 5) an arbitrary; clear cut;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • decision */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈsɪʒ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms decision : singular decision plural decisions 1) a) [countable] a choice that you make after thinking carefully make a decision: The committee should make its decision later this week. take a decision:… …   English dictionary

  • momentous — adj. Momentous is used with these nouns: ↑change, ↑decision, ↑event, ↑news, ↑occasion, ↑year …   Collocations dictionary

  • momentous — mo|men|tous [ mou mentəs ] adjective very important because of having an effect on future events: a momentous occasion/event/decision …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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