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noun [uncountable] worth pronunciation in American English /wɜrθ/
  1. 1
    the financial value of something
    Houses are being sold at prices far below their true worth.
  2. 2
    how good, useful, or important someone or something is
    The United Nations has proved its worth over the years.
  3. 3
    an amount measured by the financial value that it has
    ten dollars’/$100 etc. worth (of something): The fire destroyed millions of dollars’ worth of equipment.
    1. a.
      an amount measured by the time it lasts
      two days’/12 hours’ etc. worth: five hours’ worth of videotape

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