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adjective critical, crucial, decisive, fateful, influential, major, momentous, significant, weighty

key

(Passport), noun bar, pass, permit, ticket

key

(Solution), noun answer, method, resolution, way
See also: answer, basic, cardinal, catchword, central, clue, cornerstone, critical, crucial, essential, explanation, fundamental, gravamen, important, indispensable, main point, major, material, necessary, outstanding, primary, solution, strategic, tip

KEY. An instrument made for shutting and opening a lock.
     2. The keys of a house are considered as real estate, and descend to the heir with the inheritance. But see 5 Blackf. 417.
     3. When the keys of a warehouse are delivered to a purchaser of goods locked up there, with a view of effecting a delivery of such goods, the delivery is complete. The doctrine of the civil law is the same. Dig. lib. 41, t. 1, 1. 9, Sec. 6; and lib. 18, t. 1, 1. 74.

KEY, estates. A wharf at which to land goods from, or to load them in a vessel. This word is now generally spelled Quay, from the French, quai.

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A company can only be great if its team members feel valued and engaged, regardless of their role or level," Keyes said.
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Keyes had been experiencing a common problem among athletes and people who engage in the same activities over and over.
In fact with the launch of her latest novel, The Brightest Star In The Sky, Keyes is taking on a very taboo subject - rape in Ireland.
On many occasions, after causing damage, Warren sent text messages to his victim, Michael Keyes, gloating and threatening to carry out more attacks.
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Keyes is pleased to announce that has been elected to partner.