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English definition of “worth”

worth

noun (MONEY)    /wɜːθ/ US  /wɝːθ/
[U] the amount of money that something can be sold for; value : The estimated worth of the plastics and petrochemical industry is about $640 billion .Costs and expenses £20, $100, etc. worth of sth the amount of something that you could buy for £20, $ 100 , etc.: $4 million worth of souvenirs and gift items have been produced for the event .Costs and expenses
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