1. to think that someone or something is important
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.
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.
English word "value"(valuable) occurs in sets:Słowotwórstwo - angielski
3. how much something is worth
English word "value"(how much something is worth) occurs in sets:Most common nouns 101 - 150
4. the amount of money that something is worth value of
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.
But he said their services to students and teachers are invaluable.
The dictionary is an invaluable tool for learning languages.
English word "value"(invaluable) occurs in sets:Word Formation (Year 3)
They're able students.
It's important to take good care of your teeth so you'll be able to eat properly when you get older.
I don't need to sound like a native speaker, I just want to be able to speak fluently.
You may be able to pass unnoticed in a city, but in a village that's not possible.
Although he had fewer supporters among the governing class, he was able to get the popular vote.
He regained consciousness and was able to talk.
The defense lawyer was confident that he would be able to answer the prosecutor's arguments in his rebuttal.
You may not learn to speak as well as a native speaker, but you should be able to speak well enough that native speakers will understand what you have to say.
Do you think you have to be able to pass for a native speaker to be an effective spy?
A good ballboy or ballgirl must be able to concentrate hard and run fast.
He is able man, but on the other hand he asks too much of us.
From the moment he arrived there, he kept on bothering his doctor to tell him when he would be able to go home.
Tom was able to make himself understood in French when he visited Paris.
I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
I want to try my best for as long as I am physically able to.
7. The value of something is the worth or importance that it has
Blindness is responsible for a staggering toll of poor health, suffering, and loss of dignity and diminution in the quality of lives of people worldwide.
taking away his dignity.
With dignity she protested her innocence.
As a young man, I worked in Chicago communities where many found dignity and peace in their Muslim faith.
Because he believes in the importance of people's own dignity, he advocates suicide.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
The judge, though a stickler for the dignity of the bench, was a great pipe smoker and allowed the attorneys the privilege of smoking in court.
Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
They lend dignity and formality to a room and it is important to have at least one piece of furniture that is tall.
All people are born free and have the same rights and dignity. They are imbued with reason and conscience and should interact with each other in a spirit of brotherhood.
By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man.
The dignity of man is inviolable. To respect and protect it is the duty of all state authority.
9. to consider someone or something to be important