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Of critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.

Obtaining financing was a life-or-death matter for the research.

Additional definitions for 'life-or-death':

life-or-deathOf critical importance to the survival of a living organism.
life-or-deathHaving death as a possible or even likely outcome; perilous.
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