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val·u·a·ble

 (văl′yo͞o-ə-bəl, văl′yə-)
adj.
1. Having considerable monetary or material value for use or exchange: a valuable diamond.
2. Of great importance, use, or service: valuable information; valuable advice.
3. Having admirable or esteemed qualities or characteristics: a valuable friend.
n.
A personal possession, such as a piece of jewelry, having a relatively high monetary value: insured all of our valuables against theft.

val′u·a·ble·ness n.
val′u·a·bly adv.
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valuable

(ˈvæljʊəbəl)
adj
1. having considerable monetary worth
2. of considerable importance or quality: a valuable friend; valuable information.
3. able to be valued
n
(usually plural) a valuable article of personal property, esp jewellery
ˈvaluableness n
ˈvaluably adv
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val•u•a•ble

(ˈvæl yu ə bəl, -yə bəl)

adj.
1. having considerable monetary worth.
2. having qualities worthy of esteem.
3. of considerable use or importance.
n.
4. Usu., valuables. personal articles, as jewelry, of great value.
[1580–90]
val′u•a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valuable - something of valuevaluable - something of value; "all our valuables were stolen"
hoarded wealth, treasure - accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.; "the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies"
swag - valuable goods
precious metal - any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry
Adj.1.valuable - having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond"
expensive - high in price or charging high prices; "expensive clothes"; "an expensive shop"
important, of import - of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
2.valuable - having worth or merit or valuevaluable - having worth or merit or value; "a valuable friend"; "a good and worthful man"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
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valuable

adjective
2. treasured, esteemed, cherished, prized, precious, held dear, estimable, worth your weight in gold She was a valuable friend and an excellent teacher.
3. precious, expensive, costly, dear, high-priced, priceless, irreplaceable valuable old books
precious cheap, inexpensive, worthless, crappy (slang), cheapo (informal), chickenshit (U.S. slang)
plural noun
1. treasures, prized possessions, precious items, heirlooms, personal effects, costly article Leave your valuables in the hotel safe.
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valuable

adjective
Of great value:
Idioms: beyond price, of great price.
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Translations
قَيِّم، ثَميننَفِيس
cennýhodnotný
værdifuld
arvokas
vrijedandragocjendragocjenost
értékes
dÿrmætur, verîmætur
高価な
값비싼
cenný
dragocen
värdefull
มีค่าเป็นเงินมาก
değerlikıymetli
có giá trị

valuable

[ˈvæljʊəbl]
A. ADJ
1. (in monetary terms) → valioso
is it valuable?¿vale mucho?
2. (= extremely useful) [information, assistance, advice] → valioso
a valuable contributionuna valiosa aportación
the experience taught me a valuable lessonaquella experiencia me enseñó una valiosa lección
we are wasting your valuable timele estamos haciendo perder su valioso or precioso tiempo
B. N valuablesobjetos mpl de valor
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

valuable

[ˈvæljuəbəl]
adj
[jewellery, painting, book, antiques] → de valeur
[information, experience, resources, tool, lesson] → précieux/euse; [time] → précieux/euse
valuable help → une aide précieuse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

valuable

adj
jewel, possessions, resourceswertvoll; time, oxygenkostbar
(= useful)wertvoll; help, advicenützlich, wertvoll
n valuables
plWertsachen pl, → Wertgegenstände pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

valuable

[ˈvæljʊəbl] adj (contribution, time) → prezioso/a; (painting, object) → di valore, costoso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

value

(ˈvӕljuː) noun
1. worth, importance or usefulness. His special knowledge was of great value during the war; She sets little value on wealth.
2. price. What is the value of that stamp?
3. purchasing power. Are those coins of any value?
4. fairness of exchange (for one's money etc). You get good value for money at this supermarket!
5. the length of a musical note.
verb
1. to suggest a suitable price for. This painting has been valued at $50,000.
2. to regard as good or important. He values your advice very highly.
ˈvaluable adjective
having high value. a valuable painting.
ˈvaluables noun plural
things of special value. She keeps her jewellery and other valuables in a locked drawer.
ˈvalued adjective
regarded as valuable or precious. What is your most valued possession?
ˈvalueless adjective
having no value; worthless. The necklace is completely valueless.
ˈvalues noun plural
standards or principles. People have very different moral values.
value-ˈadded tax noun
(abbreviation VAT) a tax that is imposed on goods and services.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

valuable

نَفِيس cenný værdifuld wertvoll πολύτιμος valioso arvokas précieux vrijedan prezioso 高価な 값비싼 waardevol verdifull wartościowy valioso ценный värdefull มีค่าเป็นเงินมาก değerli có giá trị 宝贵的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

valuable

a. valioso-a, valuable.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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