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face value

Translation of face value in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (of money, bonds) to take something/somebody at face valueI took what she said at face value: why should she lie?
    yo me creí lo que dijo: ¿por qué iba a mentir?
    I'd be wary of taking him at face value
    yo no me fiaría de él

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