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1‘houses exceeding £250,000 in value’
price, cost, worth
market price, selling price, asking price, monetary value, face value
2‘the value of adequate preparation cannot be understated’
merit, worth, usefulness, use, utility, practicality, advantage, desirability, benefit, gain, profit, good, service, help, helpfulness, assistance, effectiveness, efficacy, avail, importance, significance, point, sense
3‘society's values are passed on to us as children’
principles, moral principles, ethics, moral code, morals, moral values, standards, moral standards, code of behaviour, rules of conduct, standards of behaviour
1‘his estate was valued at £45,000’
evaluate, assess, estimate, appraise, assay, rate, price, put a price on, set a price on
2‘teachers must value the child's contribution’
appreciate, esteem, hold in high esteem, hold in high regard, hold dear, have a high opinion of, think highly of, think much of, set store by, set great store by, attach importance to, respect, admire, prize, cherish, treasure
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