Definition of street value in English:

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street value

Pronunciation: /strēt ˈvalyo͞o/


The price for which something, especially an amount of drugs, that is illegal or has been obtained illicitly can be sold: detectives seized drugs with a street value of $300,000
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  • As a guesstimate the street value of illegal drugs sold in the US in 2000 exceeded US $62 billion.
  • Police found hard drugs with a street value of almost £2,000 and a stash of cash after following a car in the early hours, a jury heard.
  • The very thought that in one operation alone in this town of ours they could seize drugs with a street value of €60,000 is a frightening thought.

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Syllabification: street val·ue

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