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English definition of “priceless”

priceless

adjective     /ˈpraɪs.ləs/
B2 describes an object that has such a high value, especially because it is rare, that the price of it cannot be calculated: A priceless collection of vases was destroyed.figurative Her knowledge and experience would make her a priceless (= extremely useful) asset to the team.Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much informal extremely funny to see or hear: You should have seen the look on her face when I told her - it was priceless!Humour and humorous
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