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face value

The apparent or base value of something, assessed without further examination or consideration. Don't try to pick apart this movie for deeper meaning, just take it at face value. I made a mistake when I took my manipulative aunt's word at face value.
See also: face, value
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The Daily Record has been campaigning for a crackdown on touts who rip off fans by hoovering up official tickets at the face value price, then sell them on with huge mark-ups on secondary sites.
A Choir ticket (face value of PS25.00) for Classical Spectacular on Saturday 19 November at the Royal Albert Hall (upgrades available at a supplement) ?
in breach of the Consumer Rights Act, with seat numbers, face values and restrictions often not listed.
According to the data, the number of bad checks written between January and November reached some 701,000, 19 percent higher than the same period a year ago, while the total face value increased by 42 percent in the same period, hitting $24.7 billion.
The Royal Mint, whose history of producing British coinage goes back more than 1,000 years, said this is the first time it has issued a PS50 coin which also has a face value of PS50.
"So we are working with an app called @Twickets where we've held back some good seats for our tour at face value prices.
"The unit cost for both pennies (1.7 cents) and nickels (8.1 cents) remained above face value for the ninth consecutive fiscal year.
This commemorative coin is a Legal Tender for its face value and may be purchased from The Central Bank of Oman.
aACAo MXN 2.424 billion (original face value) bonds: Baa1/Aaa.mx
PwC's research shows that portfolios with a face value of EUR43bn have been sold by a several banks across Europe in the first half of this year.
Digitally distributed coupons offered an average incentive of $1.29 in face value per unit, while FSI face value per unit levels were 3.8% higher, measuring $1.34 in 2013.
Keeping with a four-year tradition, the number of transactions in the life settlement industry declined in 2012, with the total face value of policies purchased cut in half.
in the medium term and price growth to 121% of the face value.
The problem was the face value. Cyrus' promoters, in a misguided attempt to keep tickets "affordable," had created an irresistible opportunity for arbitrage--profiting from the difference between cost in one market and value in another.
FACE VALUE can provide another chapter of a familiar Galway story as the festival reaches its penultimate stage today.