momentous event

momentous event
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  • 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 — 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 — [[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

  • event — noun 1 sth that happens ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, important, major, significant ▪ historic, key, landmark, life changing …   Collocations 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

  • momentous — UK [məʊˈmentəs] / US [moʊˈmentəs] adjective very important because of having an effect on future events a momentous occasion/event/decision …   English dictionary

  • momentary - momentous — ◊ momentary Something that is momentary lasts for only a short time. There was a momentary pause. ◊ momentous A momentous event or decision is very important, because of the effects it will have. It was here that the momentous discovery was made …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muhammad — /moo ham euhd, hah meuhd/, n. 1. Also, Mohammed, Mahomet. A.D. 570 632, Arab prophet: founder of Islam. 2. Elijah (Elijah Poole), 1897 1975, U.S. clergyman: leader of the Black Muslims 1934 75. 3. a male given name. * * * I or Mohammed born с 570 …   Universalium

  • Poland — /poh leuhnd/, n. a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. 38,700,291; ab. 121,000 sq. mi. (313,400 sq. km). Cap.: Warsaw. Polish, Polska. * * * Poland Introduction Poland Background: Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived around …   Universalium

  • Buddha — /booh deuh, bood euh/, n. 1. Also called Butsu, Gautama, Gautama Buddha. (Prince Siddhattha or Siddhartha) 566? c480 B.C., Indian religious leader: founder of Buddhism. 2. any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama was the last, who …   Universalium


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