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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.
Translations of “worth”
in Spanish digno de, merecedor de, que merece la pena…
in Vietnamese đáng…
in Thai ความคุ้มค่า…
in Malaysian wajar di…
in French qui vaut…
in German wert…
in Indonesian layak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 值…钱的, 拥有…财产的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 值…錢的, 擁有…財產的…
(Definition of worth adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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