worthwhile

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌw3ːrθˈhwaɪl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈwɝθˈhwaɪl, -ˈwaɪl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(wûrthhwīl, -wīl)



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worthwhile

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a worthwhile [addition, alternative, upgrade] (to)
  2. a worthwhile [journey, wait, effort, cause]
  3. (in the end) the [trip] (turned out) worthwhile
  4. a worthwhile [investment, purchase, expenditure]
  5. [waiting] was worthwhile
  6. the wait was worthwhile
  7. a worthwhile [book, read, visit, article]
  8. it is worthwhile to [read, see, go]
  9. Is it worthwhile to [read]?
  10. [would, might] be worthwhile to [check, see, book, have, take]
  11. it was worthwhile [waiting, going, taking]
  12. it is always worthwhile [asking, checking, trying]
  13. was [completely, thoroughly, all, very] worthwhile
  14. (it) was worthwhile overall
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