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worth·while

 (wûrth′wīl′, -hwīl′)
adj.
Sufficiently valuable or important to be worth one's time, effort, or interest.

worth′while′ness n.

worthwhile

(ˌwɜːθˈwaɪl)
adj
sufficiently important, rewarding, or valuable to justify time or effort spent

worth•while

(ˈwɜrθˈʰwaɪl, -ˈwaɪl)

adj.
such as to repay one's time, attention, interest, work, trouble, etc.: a worthwhile project.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.worthwhile - sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest; "a worthwhile book"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"

worthwhile

Translations
جَدير بالإهْتِمام
umagen værd
lapenaqueque vale/merece la penavale
kannattava
érdemleges
de valorlepenaquevale
sem er e-s virîi
stojaci za to
vreden truda
-e değerfaydalı

worthwhile

[ˈwɜːθˈwaɪl] ADJ [activity, enterprise, job] → que vale la pena; [cause] → loable
a worthwhile filmuna película seria or que merece atención
it makes it all worthwhilele da sentido a todo
to be worthwhile (= worthy) → valer or merecer la pena
it would be worthwhile seeing or to see himconvendría verlo
I had nothing worthwhile to sayno tenía nada interesante que decir
see also while A2

worthwhile

[ˌwɜːrθˈhwaɪl] adj [activity, exercise] → salutaire; [cause, project] → louable; [book] → qui vaut la peine d'être lu; [investment, job] → profitable
A visit to London will always be worthwhile → Un séjour à Londres sera toujours profitable.
a worthwhile project → un projet louable
it is worthwhile to do sth → cela vaut la peine de faire qch
It might be worthwhile to write to them → Cela pourrait valoir la peine de leur écrire.

worthwhile

adjlohnend attr; to be worthwhilesich lohnen; (= worth the trouble also)der Mühe (gen)wert sein; it’s a thoroughly worthwhile film/bookes lohnt sich wirklich, den Film zu sehen/das Buch zu lesen; it’s hardly worthwhile (asking him)es lohnt sich wohl kaum(, ihn zu fragen) ? also while N c

worthwhile

[ˌwɜːθˈwaɪl] adj (gen) → che vale la pena; (book, film) → che merita; (life, work, activity) → utile; (contribution) → valido/a; (cause) → lodevole
a worthwhile trip → un viaggio che vale la pena di fare
a worthwhile book → un libro che vale la pena leggere

worth

(wəːθ) noun
value. These books are of little or no worth; She sold fifty dollars' worth of tickets.
adjective
1. equal in value to. Each of these stamps is worth a cent.
2. good enough for. His suggestion is worth considering: The exhibition is well worth a visit.
ˈworthless adjective
of no value. worthless old coins.
ˈworthlessly adverb
ˈworthlessness noun
ˈworthy (-ði) adjective
1. good and deserving. I willingly give money to a worthy cause.
2. (with of) deserving. She was not worthy of the honour given to her.
3. (with of) typical of, suited to, or in keeping with. a performance worthy of a champion.
4. of great enough importance etc. She was not thought worthy to be presented to the king.
nounplural ˈworthies
a highly respected person.
ˈworthily adverb
ˈworthiness noun
-worthy
1. deserving; fit for. a blameworthy act.
2. fit for its appropriate use. a seaworthy ship.
worthˈwhile adjective
deserving attention, time and effort etc. a worthwhile cause; It isn't worthwhile to ask him – he'll only refuse.
for all one is worth
using all one's efforts, strength etc. He swam for all he was worth towards the shore.
References in classic literature ?
There was, for instance, a Lithuanian who was a cattle butcher for the plant where Marija had worked, which killed meat for canning only; and to hear this man describe the animals which came to his place would have been worthwhile for a Dante or a Zola.
The others could not see how deep he had gone, so it might be worthwhile to try and rescue him.
And a man may have two minds whether it isn't worthwhile to get a bruise or two for the sake of a bit o' fun.
Had I not known the whole chain of events, or had she not seen how much I was pained and disturbed by her teasing insistency, she would never have thought it worthwhile to soothe me with this frankness--even though, since she not infrequently used me to execute commissions that were not only troublesome, but risky, she ought, in my opinion, to have been frank in ANY case.
He is of such a very easy disposition that probably he would never think it worthwhile to mention how he really feels, but he feels languid about the profession.
It was not worthwhile trying to impress a man of that sort.
j pg Fun evening for a very worthwhile cause - Sarah, Claire, Kate and Amanda Fun evening for a very worthwhile cause - Sarah, Claire, Kate and Amanda | 210515COWAN_06.
On May 18, 2015 Jay Atlas, Sylvester (Sly) Williams and Jonathan Moore from the Philadelphia, PA area will be partnering with Worthwhile Wear.
is a fun title from the Elephant & Piggie series, in which humorous illustrations of a minimalist Elephant and Piggie show young readers that while waiting is not easy, sometimes it is very worthwhile.
Rob Keen, Cafe Section Manager, at M&S Kenton Bar, said: "The World's Biggest Coffee Morning provides a great excuse to gather with friends, family, or work colleagues, put your feet up and enjoy a cuppa and a slice of cake and all in aid of a truly worthwhile charity.
But there is hope; in addition to law enforcement efforts, there are non-governmental organizations such as Worthwhile Wear that work to rescue victims of forced prostitution, and aids them with vocational training.
But I think the view that has been missing so far is the view that says devolution was worthwhile fighting for in the 1980s and 1990s.