Hindi translation of 'precious'
precious /ˈpreʃəs ˈप्रेशस्/
If you say that something such as a resource is precious, you mean that it is valuable and should not be wasted or used badly.
A family holiday allows you to spend precious time together.
Precious objects and materials are worth a lot of money because they are rare.
If something is precious to you, you regard it as important and do not want to lose it.
Her family's support is particularly precious to Josie.
If you say that there is precious little of something, you are emphasizing that there is very little of it, and that it would be better if there were more.
They have had precious little to celebrate.
The Government has precious few options left.
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Example Sentences Including 'precious'
Even their precious uranium will be thrown at the enemy now that the wolfram supply has been closed off.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Friends, female friends, were becoming more precious by the minute.SOMEBODY (2002)
I suspect he'll find it a lot easier to give away his daughter than his precious cannon.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'precious' in Other Languages
- Arabic: نَفِيس
- Brazilian Portuguese: precioso preciosa
- Chinese: 宝贵的
- Croatian: dragocjen dragocjena
- Czech: cenný
- Danish: dyrebar
- Dutch: kostbaar
- European Spanish: precioso preciosavalioso
- Finnish: arvokas
- French: précieux
- German: kostbar
- Greek: πολύτιμος πολύτιμη
- Italian: prezioso preziosa
- Japanese: 貴重な
- Korean: 소중한
- Norwegian: verdifull
- Polish: cenny cenna
- Portuguese: precioso preciosa
- Romanian: prețios prțioasă, prețioși, prețioase
- Russian: драгоценный драгоценная
- Spanish: precioso preciosapreciado
- Swedish: dyrbar dyrbart
- Thai: ล้ำค่า
- Turkish: değerli
- Ukrainian: цінний
- Vietnamese: quý giá trị
Translation of precious from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary