to be reckoned with

to be reckoned with
IMPORTANT, of considerable importance, significant; influential, powerful, strong, potent, formidable, redoubtable.
reckon

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to be reckoned with
Of considerable power and influence
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Main Entry:reckon

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  • reckon with — 1) PHRASAL VERB: with brd neg If you say that you had not reckoned with something, you mean that you had not expected it and so were not prepared for it. [V P n] Giles had not reckoned with the strength of Sally s feelings for him. 2) PHRASE: n… …   English dictionary

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