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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprizedprized /praɪzd/ adjective  IMPORTANTextremely important or valuable to someone The child held the bag as tightly as if it were her most prized possession.see thesaurus at valuable
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prizedThe triumph of greed; an Antiques Roadshow society in which our most prized assets were sold off for profit.But the white-and-holy showed them off like prized exhibits, for they liked to make the most of their scanty history.Every collector prized letters above all.They're a highly prized military asset.Owners of the prized plates gathered in Oxfordshire to judge the best.A small, terrified child clutching a satchel with both arms as though it were her most prized possession.Hardly bothering to look at the prized volume, Emily said it was worth a try.Sadly, one of the most prized wildlife trophies remains the head of a mountain gorilla.prized possessionA small, terrified child clutching a satchel with both arms as though it were her most prized possession.My time is my most valuable and prized possession.A bicycle was a prized possession, and repaid the care spent on it in perfect working order.That s a prized possession, as he was one of my heros, along with Mr Lorimer!Specifically they are looking for the Combat Infantryman Badge, one of the most prized possessions of a foot soldier.Many young girls lost what was then termed as their most prized possession ... their virginity.His second most prized possession was a magic cauldron that could never be emptied.Books are me most prized possessions, ye ken.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprizedprized /praɪzd/ adjective considered very valuable, important etcBMW is producing some of the most prized and expensive cars in the world.English lavender is highly prized for its scent.
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