Definition of Most-valuable

1. Adjective. Designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport. "The most-valuable player award"

Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Similar to: Important, Of Import

Lexicographical Neighbors of Most-valuable

mossy-cup oak
mossy cell
mossy fibres
mossy foot
mossy saxifrage
mossycup oak
most-valuable (current term)
most Rikki-Tik
most certainly
most especially
most evil
most importantly
most likely to succeed
most muscular
most musculars
most of all
most recently
most significant bit
most significant bits
most significant byte
most significant bytes

Literary usage of Most-valuable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... one of the most valuable examples, one that displays a concentration of all the processes with which the native masters were conversant, is the chalice ..."

2. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"The "pulling power" of every state in the Union can be enormously increased if each state will preserve and intensify its most valuable scenery. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Professor Rowland's most valuable theoretical treatment of the Hall effect which related to rotary polarization. After a full presentation of the ..."

4. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"... CHEAP, AND MOST VALUABLE ENCYCLOPEDIA. D. APPLETON & CO. Have in course of Publication in consort with the London Publishers, THE ENGLISH CYCLOPEDIA. ..."

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