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valuable in English:

1. precious


Just because a river is beautiful doesn't mean that it is precious.
The beauty of nature is precious.
She cherishes the precious memories of her childhood.
precious knowledge
Apparently in this library are precious books that money can't buy.
O-oi!? Don't rip off my precious hair!
The precious results of democracy are the apple of the people's eye and the people will fight to maintain these ideals.
The savage robbed me of my precious jewels and ran away.
Imogen of the Internet is torn between filling out the music sections of all her online profiles and ensuring that none of her friends will have ever heard of her favorite bands in order to protect their precious obscurity.
It was a precious clock his grandmother, who was in the hospital, gave him.
This is a precious chance to get Sammy's autograph.
Perry obtained precious information from him.
Visitors to our city will certainly be impressed by the unique and precious historical monuments.
These times are precious to us and we avoid work interrupting them.
In fact, love is the only genuinely precious thing in life; it's also the only thing worthy of pursuit.

English word "valuable"(precious) occurs in sets:

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2. valuable


Can you spare me a few minutes of your valuable time?
A perfect knowledge of a few writers and a few subjects is more valuable than a superficial one of a great many.
valuable information
Further investigation will offer many opportunities to obtain more valuable knowledge of the ocean.
Chris could not conceal his sadness when he heard that Beth had been unable to find his valuable watch.
Linguistic resources are far more valuable if they are unencumbered by share-alike or viral licences.
So valuable were books that the greatest care was taken of them.
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
A valuable object decreases in value if it is damaged.
Much of the riots' coverage was taken from the cell phones of passersby, saving local news outlets valuable film which they would later use for banal "human" "interest" "stories."
I don't think that they are valuable just because they have a large crop, but I'm glad when they sprout in great numbers - even when they are poison mushrooms.
Jack broke his mother's valuable vase, but he didn't do it on purpose, so she wasn't angry.
My time is valuable so I don’t like to waste it.
You'll learn valuable, yet simple, tips on how to change things in your everyday routine
I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because, when we are all prosperous, the trade of each becomes more valuable to the other.

3. invaluable


This experience will be invaluable as a way of improving the way I study English.
The Internet is an invaluable source of information.
This locket is invaluable.
Gerry makes an invaluable contribution as Team Ireland take the track by storm.
Once again your company has provided an invaluable service to the country.
If it weren't for your invaluable help, everything would be ruined.
For Thrawn, it was an invaluable tool.
At a time like this, they can be an invaluable resource
He always told me that I was invaluable to him.
Those invaluable ancient scrolls belong in a museum.
The book will be invaluable for students in higher education.
Her contacts in government proved invaluable to the company.
invaluable advice
But he said their services to students and teachers are invaluable.
The dictionary is an invaluable tool for learning languages.

English word "valuable"(invaluable) occurs in sets:

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4. value


educational value
We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as definitive and has as its highest value one's own ego and one's own desires.
Usually the id and name attributes have the same value applied. (N.B. Not because it matters if they differ but just as a matter of convenience.)
The Koran, far from being inimitable, is a literary work of inferior quality, as it is neither clear, nor understandable, nor does it possess any practical value and is certainly not a revealed book.
When the counter value reaches the assigned 'lucky-number' it displays a congratulatory message.
By averaging the squared difference between each value and the mean and finding the square root of the result, we can find the standard deviation.
Somebody could exchange a sheep or a horse, for example, for anything in the marketplace that they considered to be of equal value.
It is a great mortification to the vanity of man, that his utmost art and industry can never equal the meanest of nature's productions, either for beauty or value.
It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.
When I reached the hall right away the person in charge unrelentingly said things like "This painting is certain to increase in value in the future," and I went and signed the contract.
I'd like to think that... that you guys see value inwomen's bodies other than just the way they look.
It is the border-line cases that are always in danger: the dignified buildings of the past which may possess no real artistic or historic value, but which people have become sentimentally attached to and have grown to love.
It is generally assumed that fundamental constants such as c have the same value throughout spacetime, meaning that they do not depend on location and do not vary with time.

English word "valuable"(value) occurs in sets:

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5. value for money


We need quality, not quantity, and we need to produce wine that offers value for money.
This product is value for money.
Branded products are value for money because their quality is high.
However, getting value for money is more important than ever.
Because of these errors best value for money was not ensured

English word "valuable"(value for money) occurs in sets:

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6. worth a lot of money



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7. worthless


This is totally worthless.
The more worthless the plant, the more rapid and splendid is its growth.
Most souvenir shops are filled with worthless knick-knacks.
The antiques my father left when he died turned out to be nothing but worthless junk.
An eight-year-old car is almost worthless.
She was cheated into buying worthless stock.
worthless money
The museums are full of objects which the most cultivated taste of a period considered beautiful, but which seem to us now worthless.
In other words, this is all absolutely worthless. / So, despite all of their money, all those statues are actually completely worthless.
something that is worthless has no value, importance, or use
Employees feel worthless.
He said the ​jewels were worthless ​fakes.
I’m selling this business now before it’s completely worthless.
He made me feel stupid and worthless. Critics say his paintings are worthless.
In real life kings are powerful, but in chess they're pretty much worthless.

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