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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 主要, from ‎(chief) + ‎(importance)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

주요 ‎(juyo) ‎(hanja 主要)

  1. importance, primacy

Usage notesEdit

Generally used adnominally to mean "important" or "key", in phrases such as 주요 원인, "important cause."

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