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value

Pronunciation: /ˈvæljuː/

Translation of value in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c (monetary worth) valor (masculine) to gain o increase (in) value aumentar de valor, revalorizarse* to lose (in) value depreciarse books to the value of $500 libros por valor de 500 dólares insured against loss to a value of $10,000 asegurado contra pérdidas de hasta 10.000 dólares have you anything of value in your bag? ¿lleva algo de valor en el bolso? a painting of great value un cuadro muy valioso or de gran valor he set o put a value of $700 on the vase tasó el jarrón en 700 dólares you can't put a value on human life la vida humana no tiene precio value for money una buena relación calidad-precio all-inclusive value-for-money European tours (British English/inglés británico) viajes por Europa a buen precio con todo incluido that's good value (for money) está muy bien de precio
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (worth) valor (masculine) nutritional/educational value valor nutritivo/educativo publicity value valor publicitario I am well aware of his value to the company tengo plena conciencia de lo valioso que es para la compañía don't place too much value on what he says no le des mucha importancia a lo que diga they place a very high value on loyalty valoran mucho la lealtad the information may be of value to the police la información puede resultarle valiosa a la policía
    Example sentences
    • Each authority will end up with separate contracts and their total value will be worth more than £100m a year.
    • He could not attach monetary value to the loss caused by the strike as no calculations hade been made yet.
    • Nobody chose to collect anything of great monetary value.
  • 3
    (values plural)
    (standards) valores (masculine plural) a set of (moral) values una escala de valores
    Example sentences
    • The ultimate deterrent to all of this is a strong set of moral values, rules and standards.
    • In exit polls in about 1 in 5 voters ranked moral values as the most important issue in the election.
    • We expect our schools to set standards, impart values and encourage responsible behaviour.
  • 4 countable/numerable [Linguistics/Lingüística] [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [Music/Música] valor (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • To explain how the two sides change together, Jim gave sets of specific numeric values for the lengths.
    • For numerical simulations, appropriate values of the various quantities must be determined.
    • One of the great goals of fundamental physics is to find the reason for the precise numerical values of the constants that appear in the equations that prescribe the laws of Nature.
    Example sentences
    • Rhythmic values are quarter, eighth and half notes, and only the major finger pattern is used in the first chorale.
    • Rapidly evolving note values will present issues with keeping a steady tempo.
    • Her coloratura in the Jewel Song was hit or miss - the note values often approximated.
    Example sentences
    • In either case, the reference to neat depends on its use earlier and on its value as a word.
    • Do the words have a unitary value which is extended in different ways in different contexts?
    • For Saussure the value of words is not intrinsic, nor a function of signification, but is a property of the system.
    Example sentences
    • Digraphs U often has the secondary function of indicating a modified value for a preceding letter.
    • Final ow with its non-standard value in low occurs in nearly four times as many words as the standard value in how.

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