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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 valu·able /ˈvæljəbəl, jəwəbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 2. Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable friend; a valuable companion.
 Valuable consideration Law, an equivalent or compensation having value given for a thing purchased, as money, marriage, services, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    The food and valuables they offer to the gods.   --Tylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having great material or monetary value especially for use
             or exchange; "another human being equally valuable in
             the sight of God"; "a valuable diamond" [ant: worthless]
      2: having worth or merit or value; "a valuable friend"; "a good
         and worthful man" [syn: worthful]
      3: of great importance or use or service; "useful information";
         "valuable advice" [syn: useful, of value]
      n : something of value; "all our valuables were stolen"