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worth

Pronunciation: /wɜːθ/

Translation of worth in French:

n

  • 1 (quantity) five pounds' worth of sth pour cinq livres de qch thousands of pounds' worth of damage des milliers de livres de dégâts a week's worth of supplies une semaine de provisions to get one's money's worth en avoir pour son argent
  • 2 (value) valeur (f) of great worth de grande valeur of no worth sans valeur

adj

  • 1 (of financial value) to be worth sth valoir qch how much is it worth? combien cela vaut-il? the pound was worth 10 francs then à l'époque, la livre valait 10 francs
  • 2 (of abstract value) to be worth sth valoir qch to be worth it (en) valoir la peine the book isn't worth reading le livre ne vaut pas la peine d'être lu that's worth knowing cela est bon à savoir those little pleasures that make life worth living ces petits plaisirs qui rendent la vie agréable

Idioms

for all one is worth

for what it's worth

pour ce que cela vaut

to be worth sb's while

valoir le coup

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