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key role

This page is about the collocation key role

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

the most, or one of the most, important roles

For example

  • The Pope played a key role in reforming the Catholic Church.

  • Local people will have a key role in the decision-making process.

Quick Quiz

If you play a key role in organizing a conference, you

a. make the first decision

b. make a few decisions

c. make many decisions

Contributor: Matt Errey