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04/11/2011

face value

Filed under: Logic — anlactunay @ 3:26 PM

face value 
          face value      
 1     The face value of things such as coins, paper money, investment documents, or tickets is the amount of money that they are worth, and that is written on them.
  Tickets were selling at twice their face value.
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 2     If you take something at face value, you accept it and believe it without thinking about it very much, even though it might untrue.
  Public statements from the various groups involved should not necessarily be taken at face value.
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