valuableadjectiveuk us /ˈvæl.jʊ.bl̩/
valuable adjective (MONEY)
- The country's most valuable commodities include tin and diamonds.
- Diamonds are still valuable, even when they are flawed.
- Delicate and valuable books are kept in an air-conditioned annexe to the main library.
- You can't give away Granny's old bookcase - it's a valuable antique.
- The museum has a fine collection of valuable glass.
valuable adjective (IMPORTANT)