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ADJ-GRADED 宝贵的；珍贵的；贵重的 If you say that something such as a resource is precious, you mean that it is valuable and should not be wasted or used badly.
After four months in foreign parts, every hour at home was precious...
A family break allows you to spend precious time together...
ADJ-GRADED 珍奇的；珍稀的 Precious objects and materials are worth a lot of money because they are rare.
...jewellery and precious objects belonging to her mother.
ADJ-GRADED 值得珍视的；可贵的；重要的 If something is precious to you, you regard it as important and do not want to lose it.
Her family's support is particularly precious to Josie...
Mary left her most precious possession — a small bookcase — to her niece.
ADJ 宝贝似的（强调对别人珍视的东西表示厌恶） People sometimes use precious to emphasize their dislike for things which other people think are important.
You don't care about anything but yourself and your precious face.
ADJ-GRADED 矫揉造作的；一本正经的 If you describe someone as precious, you mean that they behave in a formal and unnatural way.
Actors, he decided, were too precious and neurotic.
PHRASE 一点点；极少 If you say that there is precious little of something, you are emphasizing that there is very little of it, and that it would be better if there were more. Precious few has a similar meaning.
The banks have had precious little to celebrate recently...
Precious few homebuyers will notice any reduction in their monthly repayments.