Definition of valuable in English:

valuable

Line breaks: valu|able
Pronunciation: /ˈvaljʊb(ə)l
 
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adjective

noun

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  • A thing that is of great worth, especially a small item of personal property: put all your valuables in the hotel safe
    More example sentences
    • We are constantly amazed at people leaving valuables on show in their cars or leaving their homes unattended and insecure.
    • He urged people not to leave valuables in the car and certainly not in view of passers-by.
    • Plans are now being drawn up for a small bank of lockers next to the pool for people to store valuables.
    Synonyms
    precious items, costly articles, prized possessions, personal effects, treasures

Derivatives

valuably

adverb
More example sentences
  • Some customers are more valuable than others, and by understanding the difference, resources can be more valuably deployed - you can get a better return on your investment.
  • That space could be more valuably used for luggage because the boot, not unexpectedly, shrinks from 410 litres to just 175 when the roof goes into its hideaway.
  • Particularly valuably for an English-speaking audience, they draw on Russian publications that have not yet received much notice in the West.

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