Definition of valued in English:

valued

adjective

  • Considered to be important or beneficial; cherished.

    ‘a valued friend’
    • ‘Experts who choose to facilitate inquiry, rather than regurgitate their expertise, can be the most valued educators in our world.’
    • ‘Employers in Yorkshire are being urged to introduce more flexible, worker-friendly hours to keep valued staff - and save themselves money.’
    • ‘A spokesman said: "The staff are devastated by the loss of a valued member of our team."’
    • ‘Down through the years bingo has earned much-needed funds for the parish, allowing valued work to be done.’
    • ‘Ryan attends Holy Cross Primary School and is a valued member of Tramore Athletic Club.’
    • ‘It was one of his most valued items of equipment.’
    • ‘In Walsall we are committed to ensuring people with learning disabilities have the right to lead valued, independent and inclusive lives.’
    • ‘Its a pat on the back and much valued encouragement to keep on dancing and making films! "’
    • ‘The life of that young boy encased in those valued photographs are now the fond memories of an older man.’
    • ‘The coast has played an important role in the fisheries economy of the area, producing lots of valued marine products.’
    • ‘We are a mature consultancy dedicated to serving our valued clients.’
    • ‘Public Radio in Western Europe is a valued resource.’
    • ‘Murray Liddle, better known in Darwin circles, was a valued team player.’
    • ‘The starting player may either put a bid in coins down on the table, or drop out, and take the lowest valued card on the table.’
    • ‘The dowry may include livestock, money, or other socially valued items.’
    • ‘Another school celebrating success today was the Stanway School which scored highly in the valued added measure scores.’
    • ‘I would like to thank our many customers for their valued business.’
    • ‘Selling off an easily defined and valued book of business is hardly rocket science.’
    • ‘Every child must feel loved and must feel like a valued member of the community.’
    • ‘Sadly, this probably reflects the culture of family therapy generally, which has heretofore not valued research.’

Pronunciation:

valued

/ˈvaljuːd/