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English definition of “a pearl of great price”

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a pearl of great price

UK formal
something that is very rare and is considered very important: Inexhaustible patience is a pearl of great price.
Translations of “a pearl of great price”
in Chinese (Traditional) 珍貴罕見之物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 珍贵罕见之物…
(Definition of a pearl of great price from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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