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valuenoun

 us   /ˈvæl·ju/

value noun (IMPORTANCE)

[U] importance, worth, or benefit: They discussed the value of having cameras in the courtroom. The value of the thing (= its worth in money) was probably only a few dollars but it had great sentimental value.

value noun (MONEY)

[C/U] the amount of money that can be received for something; the worth of something in money: [C] a decline in property values [U] The value of the dollar fell against the mark and the yen yesterday.

value noun (NUMBER)

mathematics /ˈvæl·ju/ [C] the number or amount that a letter or symbol represents

value noun (ART)

art /ˈvæl·ju/ [C] the degree of light or darkness in a color, or the relation between light and shade in a work of art

valueverb [T]

 us   /ˈvæl·ju/

value verb [T] (MONEY)

to state the worth of something: The painting was valued at $450,000.

value verb [T] (IMPORTANCE)

to consider something as important and worth having: I value his friendship more than I can ever say.
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