Definition Worthwhile

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Definition

worthwhile: sufficiently valuable, important, worth doing
adjective
I don't know if it's worthwhile for me to be standing around here chatting with you like this, while there is so much work to do.

It's worthwhile: It's worth doing, It's a good idea
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: Feeding hungry people is a very worthwhile cause - make me a sandwich!
US: It isn't worthwhile asking Prince for his opinion — he's only a dog.

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