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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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I sold them to the Welsh boys at face value, end of story.
The king maintained the inherent authority of the sign by ensuring that the face value of gold coins was equal to their intrinsic worth.
To facilitate the enforcement of the coins' value transferring and educational role as widely as possible, the silver commemorative coin with a face value of HUF 20,000 can be purchased for three months after the issuance, while the non-ferrous metal coin with a face value of HUF 2,000 can be purchased without time constraint, subject to availability, at the face value.
If it is a fan selling a ticket at more than face value, then they become a tout.
For Federal income tax purposes, T claims a deduction equal to this percentage of face value, for the estimated incremental cost of providing the flight that will be obtained when the customer uses the voucher.
Marconi, which earlier this week announced another 1,000 job losses in the UK, throwing the future of more than 3,000 employees in Liverpool into doubt, paid an average of 55pc of face value, equivalent to pounds 110m in cash, for the euro and dollar-denominated bonds.
While there is no size limit on policies a consumer can sell in the secondary market, the usual face value is around $1 million.
The tickets are sold to tournament members for their face value of $75, but they are now fetching from $350 to $650 each on the retail market, commercial ticket brokers said.
That is, when you buy the bill, you pay the face value minus the interest.
The Agreement now calls for an initial period of five years and will comprise a minimum total face value of Policies amounting to one billion eight hundred million dollars in the first year, commencing with the previously announced first group, comprising ten separate units, of American General ("AIG") Policies, having a total face value of eighty-four million dollars.
00117 per ordinary registered share with a face value of RUB 0.
The 2015 notes, with a face value of USD250m and an interest rate of 6.
2006 World Cup Final Face Value - pounds 152 Agency - pounds 1058T in the Park (sold out) Face Value - pounds 97 Agency - pounds 195 eBay - pounds 300
Although it may be impossible for an individual to determine the rate the market is paying at any given time, the fact that a bond is being offered for less than its face value indicates that it is being issued at a discount.
The guarantees included items like promises that interest rates would be raised as high as was necessary for the bonds to trade at face value.