Definition of 'face value'
Example sentences containing 'face value'
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Sellers can charge hundreds of pounds over a ticket's face value. The Sun (2017)We have no problem with a site selling unwanted tickets at face value or lower, plus a fee to fund it. The Sun (2016)The question is whether or not I should take this at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2016)IT warns buyers its prices may exceed tickets' face value. The Sun (2017)The few times he has made himself available for interview this year, it has become difficult to take anything Fury tells you at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They should be interpreted carefully rather than taken at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They had tried to take official hypocrisy about democracy at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If that form can be taken at face value she would have to be involved in the finish. The Sun (2016)During the early years of the pound real value and the face value on the coins were identical. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At face value, the switch would hardly compromise the side. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If buying in person, ask about the face value and make sure that you see a seating plan. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How it works With spread betting you do not have to put up the full face value of your wager. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When he says that he has unearthed a player whom he considers his superior, then it may be worth taking him at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In a country whose history is so littered with real conspiracies, it is second nature to accept anything at face value with extreme reluctance. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)Typically, they are sold for about 80 percent of their face value. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It would be naive to take Monday's pronouncements at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It came out through prayer, through accepting the original proposition at face value, but also recognizing that there might be more underneath the surface. Christianity Today (2000)
Translations for 'face value'
British English: face value NOUN
The face value of things such as coins, paper money, or tickets is the amount of money that they are worth, and that is written on them.
Tickets were selling at twice their face value.
Definition of face value from the Collins English Dictionary
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