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valuable

adjective uk   us   /ˈvæl.jʊ.bl̩/

valuable adjective (MONEY)

B1 worth a lot of money: These antiques are extremely valuable. This is losing valuable business for the company.
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Note: Invaluable means 'extremely useful'.
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valuable adjective (IMPORTANT)

B2 Valuable information, advice, etc. is very helpful or important: He was able to provide the police with some valuable information. Parents gave the school valuable support in its case for getting its facilities improved.
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