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noun [uncountable] worth pronunciation in British English /wɜː(r)θ/
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  1. 1
    an amount measured by the financial value that it has
    ten pounds’/$100 etc worth (of something):

    The fire destroyed millions of pounds’ worth of equipment.

    1. a.
      an amount measured by the time it lasts
      two days’/12 hours’ etc worth:

      They’ve produced five hours’ worth of videos showing the glories of Scotland.

  2. 2
    how good, useful, or important someone or something is

    The United Nations has proved its worth over the years.

  3. 3
    the financial value of something

    Houses are being sold at prices far below their true worth.



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