Significado de “value” - en el Diccionario Inglés

value en inglés británico

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valuenoun

uk /ˈvæl.juː/ us /ˈvæl.juː/

value noun (MONEY)

B1 [ C or U ] the amount of money that can be received for something:

She had already sold everything of value that she possessed.
What is the value of the prize?
The value of the pound fell against other European currencies yesterday.
Property values have fallen since the plans for the airport were published.
UK I thought the offer was good value (for money) (= a lot was offered for the amount of money paid).
US I thought the offer was a good value (= a lot was offered for the amount of money paid).

Más ejemplos

  • The value of the painting has been put at £1 million.
  • The rise in interest rates has pushed up the value of my investments.
  • The new tax system would be calculated on the value of property owned by an individual.
  • We've seen our house diminish greatly in value over the last six months.
  • Those shares must be worth ten times their original value now.

value noun (IMPORTANCE)

[ S or U ] the importance or worth of something for someone:

For them, the house's main value lay in its quiet country location.
They are known to place/put/set a high value on good presentation.

B1 [ U ] how useful or important something is:

The photographs are of immense historical value.
His contribution was of little or no practical value.
The necklace had great sentimental value.
It has novelty value because I've never done anything like it before.
values [ plural ]

Más ejemplos

  • I try not to foist my values on the children but it's hard.
  • He had not expected the people so readily to internalize the values of democracy.
  • We need to reassess our values as a nation.
  • By its nature, terrorism is designed to strike at the heart of our democratic values.
  • Instead of defending traditional values, the church frequently seems weak-kneed and irresolute.

B2 the beliefs people have, especially about what is right and wrong and what is most important in life, that control their behaviour:

Más ejemplos

  • It's a cheap ring but it has great sentimental value for me.
  • When preparing meals, you need to think about variety and taste as well as nutritional value.
  • The value of some of the experiments is debatable.
  • Very few activities at this age have no educative value at all.
  • Critics were in total disagreement about the literary value of the book.

valueverb [ T ]

uk /ˈvæl.juː/ us /ˈvæl.juː/

value verb [ T ] (MONEY)

C2 UK US appraise to give a judgment about how much money something might be sold for:

He valued the painting at $2,000.
The insurance company said I should have my jewellery valued.

Más ejemplos

  • The pearl, valued at £75 000, is so big that it has been described as a freak of nature.
  • Before probate can be granted, all business assets have to be identified and valued.
  • We're getting an estate agent to value our house.
  • Experts have valued the pottery at over £5,000.
  • Have you had the furniture valued?

value verb [ T ] (IMPORTANCE)

B2 to consider something important:

I've always valued her advice.

Más ejemplos

  • Stop belittling yourself - your work is highly valued.
  • The bank manager waived the charge , as we were old and valued customers.
  • I wouldn't cross him if I were you, not if you value your life.
  • The general drift of the article was that society doesn't value older people.
  • They value their freedom above and beyond all else.

(Definición de value del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

value en inglés americano

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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.

(Definición de value del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

value en inglés de negocios

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valuenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈvæljuː/ us

the amount of money that something is worth:

This mortgage is available for up to 95% of the property's value.
go up/shoot up/increase in value One-bedroom flats have shot up in value by 71%.
go down/drop/fall in value My investment has gone down in value.
a high/low value The rupiah has climbed to its highest value against the dollar since early May.

how good or useful something is in relation to its price:

excellent/good/poor value Property will always remain good value.
give/offer/provide value If you're taking more than one trip a year, annual travel insurance policies offer excellent value.
These jogsuits are outstanding value for money at a greatly reduced price.
values [ plural ]

the beliefs that people have about what is right, wrong, and most important in life, business, etc. which control their behaviour:

He believed that culture and values helped hold the company together.
core/shared values Companies that last are built on a central set of core values.
cultural/social/traditional values The changes indicated a return to the traditional values of local management.

valueverb [ T ]

uk /ˈvæljuː/ us

to judge how much money something is worth:

Soft assets are hard to value.
A tried and tested way of valuing companies is looking at cash flow.
value sth at sth The property is valued at $160,000.

to consider something important or good:

We value our partnership with the government.
value sb/sth for sth Plastic manufacturers value this polymer for its ability to withstand high temperatures.

valueadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈvæljuː/ us

COMMERCE produced to sell at a low price:

There has been a positive reception to its new value range of kitchen products.
The products range from $100 single-barrel bourbons to value brands that sell for $10 a bottle or less.

(Definición de value del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)