Definition of 'valuable'
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Not to mention the waste of valuable police time it causes. The Sun (2017)It is easy to overlook how valuable they have become. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While it does not happen very often, disgruntled staff could copy or destroy valuable information. Computing (2010)There was no disgrace in that loss, but it was a valuable learning experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His expertise made him a valuable asset, as did his foreign nationality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hacker then knows where to focus their efforts, so the most valuable information is captured. Computing (2010)A text has a valuable hidden meaning. The Sun (2016)Scoring when a team is already three goals ahead, for instance, is less valuable than pinching a victory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Turkey will grant citizenship to anyone who invests or buys valuable property. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What if we get valuable information that saves our lives? Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is obviously going to be valuable when we look towards diagnosis and treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is also the most valuable commodity in conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It records valuable information to help repeat success. The Sun (2007)We have a lot of players here with valuable experience and that will come into play. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We have to cease to regard books as being valuable because they are carriers of texts. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Players are the most valuable assets of any club. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Home plans may slow a bit but this gives you valuable extra time to check out details. The Sun (2006)Trees naturally increase in size and become more valuable over time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The valuable property assets meant the sector was seen as a safe haven. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your own thoughts are most valuable and worth working with. The Sun (2016)You could find something valuable on sale for a fiver. The Sun (2007)Instead of finding valuable antiques, he found boxes and boxes of letters. Christianity Today (2000)The closer to the common, the more valuable the property. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a first step, there needs to be a much better understanding of what is seen by citizens as useful and valuable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is furnished with valuable antique furniture (some of which is included in the sale price). Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'valuable'
British English: valuable /ˈvæljʊəbl/ ADJECTIVE
useful Something that is valuable is very useful.
Her comments are a valuable contribution to the debate.
- American English: valuable
- Arabic: نَفِيس
- Brazilian Portuguese: valioso
- Chinese: 宝贵的
- Croatian: vrijedan
- Czech: cenný
- Danish: værdifuld
- Dutch: waardevol
- European Spanish: valioso
- Finnish: arvokas
- French: précieux
- German: wertvoll
- Greek: πολύτιμος
- Italian: prezioso
- Japanese: 高価な
- Korean: 값비싼
- Norwegian: verdifull
- Polish: wartościowy
- European Portuguese: valioso
- Romanian: valoros
- Russian: ценный
- Spanish: valioso
- Swedish: värdefull
- Thai: มีค่าเป็นเงินมาก
- Turkish: değerli
- Ukrainian: цінний
- Vietnamese: có giá trị
British English: valuable ADJECTIVE
expensive Valuable objects are objects that are worth a lot of money.
Just because a camera is old does not mean it is valuable.
Definition of valuable from the Collins English Dictionary
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