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Agent of ChangePlay
Indicates someone or something is a major factor in causing or driving change. SlideHer research was instrumental in changing the laws.
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Not the Sole FactorPlay
Usually means there are other contributing factors, although 'instrumental' points out a significant one. SlideHis advice was instrumental, but there were other factors in my decision.
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No Physical ToolsPlay
Does not refer to physical tools, but to actions or things abstractly affecting outcomes. SlideNetworking was instrumental for her career advancement.