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adjective valuable pronunciation in British English /ˈvæljʊb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    worth a lot of money
    The necklace is not very valuable.
    a valuable antique
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  2. 2
    very useful and important
    The job gave her an opportunity to gain valuable experience.
    valuable insights/lessons/information: The research should provide valuable insights into organizational arrangements.
    a valuable contribution/resource/addition: Her latest book is a valuable contribution to the debate on cloning.
    prove valuable: The results could prove extremely valuable.
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    1. a.
      valuable time is important because there is not much of it available
      Valuable seconds were wasted while Schumacher’s car was stuck in the pits.
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