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English definition of “precious”


adjective (VALUABLE)    /ˈpreʃ.əs/
B2 of great value because of being rare , expensive , or important : a precious gift a precious moment / memory Clean water is a precious commodity in many parts of the world . You're so precious to me.Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much preciousness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of precious adjective (VALUABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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