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noun [countable] asset pronunciation in American English /ˈæset/
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  1. 1
    [usually plural] something such as money or property that a person or company owns
    1. a.
      computing an item of text or media that has been put into a digital form that includes the right to use it

      We recognize the need to protect your digital assets wherever you go.

  2. 2
    a major benefit

    Youth is a tremendous asset in this job.

    asset to:

    He is a definite asset to the team.

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