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Definitions for valuable
ˈvæl yu ə bəl, -yə bəlvalu·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valuable(adj)

    something of value

    "all our valuables were stolen"

  2. valuable(adj)

    having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

    "a valuable diamond"

  3. valuable, worthful(adj)

    having worth or merit or value

    "a valuable friend"; "a good and worthful man"

Wiktionary

  1. valuable(Noun)

    a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; usually used in plural form.

  2. valuable(Adjective)

    having a great value.

    That ring over there is very valuable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valuable(adj)

    having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly; as, a valuable horse; valuable land; a valuable cargo

  2. Valuable(adj)

    worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable friend; a valuable companion

  3. Valuable(noun)

    a precious possession; a thing of value, especially a small thing, as an article of jewelry; -- used mostly in the plural

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valuable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2628

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valuable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3695

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valuable' in Adjectives Frequency: #350

How to pronounce valuable?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of valuable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of valuable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of valuable in a Sentence

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Liberty is one of the most valuable blessings that Heaven has bestowed upon mankind.

  2. Vincent Foster:

    Allowing the option for a modest increase in this leverage to 2:1 would enable BDCs to deploy significantly more capital to small and mid-size businesses. Simultaneously, BDCs will be able to reduce the risk in their portfolios, as they can invest in lower yielding, lower risk investments and still generate valuable returns and dividends to their shareholders.

  3. John Ryley:

    It's something we know our viewers will find valuable, brexit is an historic story that has a major impact and we will continue to give it comprehensive coverage.

  4. Andrew Shirley:

    Someone shouldn't go into the vintage car market for pure investment purposes, but have a passion for classic cars, the most valuable return from owning a vintage car is the satisfaction that you have something you're passionate about.

  5. Chip Davis:

    It is worth noting and recognizing recent efforts by representatives in the branded industry to highlight the valuable role generic medicines play in driving healthcare system savings, continued use of these anticompetitive practices by certain manufacturers drives the exact opposite outcome.

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