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worth

adjective [not before noun]
 
 
/wɜːθ/
having a particular value: The shares are worth 262p. Tax cuts worth $10 billion should give businesses a boost.
owning a particular amount of money: As owner of almost 25% of the company, she's worth an estimated $10 billion.
be worth it to be of reasonable or good value for the price: He says the $349 cost was well worth it. enjoyable enough or producing enough advantages to make the necessary effort, risk, etc. seem acceptable: We believe the extra time and attention to detail is worth it. It's been hard work but worth it.
be worth doing useful, important, or good enough to be a suitable reward for the money or time spent or the effort made: Many income funds are worth considering since the total return is often better than from a growth fund. It is worth keeping an eye on rates over the coming weeks.
be worth sth to be important or interesting enough to be a reason for doing something: worth a look/try This investment could be risky but it's worth a try.
(Definition of worth adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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