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adjective     worthwhile pronunciation in British English
/ˌwɜː(r)θˈwaɪl/
  1. if something is worthwhile, it is worth the time, money, or effort that you spend on it

    I wanted to do my bit for a worthwhile charity.

    We felt the meeting had been very worthwhile.

    be worthwhile to do something/doing something:

    It might be worthwhile to recall a few important facts.

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