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face value

Translation of face value in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • (of money, bonds) valor (masculine) nominal to take sth/sb at face value I 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
    Example sentences
    • These coins have a face value, but the actual value is the price of gold.
    • Among them were a gold coin with the face value of 6,000 baht and a silver coin with a face value of 600 baht.
    • Money forgers usually gain only the face value of the banknotes they have forged.

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