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Definition of valuable (Meaning of valuable)
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Valuable Val"u*a*ble, n.
	     A precious possession; a thing of value, especially a small
	     thing, as an article of jewelry; -- used mostly in the
	     plural.
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	           The food and valuables they offer to the gods. --Tylor.
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	  Valuable Val"u*a*ble, a.
	     1. Having value or worth; possessing qualities which are
	        useful and esteemed; precious; costly; as, a valuable
	        horse; valuable land; a valuable cargo.
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	     2. Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable
	        friend; a valuable companion.
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	     {Valuable consideration} (Law), an equivalent or compensation
	        having value given for a thing purchased, as money,
	        marriage, services, etc. --Blackstone. --Bouvier.
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