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valuable

adjective
     
val‧u‧a‧ble W3
1 worth a lot of money [≠ worthless]:
a valuable painting
Their most valuable belongings were locked in a safe in the bedroom.
2 valuable help, advice, information etc is very useful because it helps you to do something:
Muriel has made a valuable contribution to our company's success.
a job that gave him valuable experience
3 important because there is only a limited amount available:
I won't waste any more of your valuable time.

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