Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “fair value”

fair value

a way of calculating how much the assets of a business are worth based on how much would be paid for them if they were sold : The fair value of the investment was estimated at $89.5 million.
(Definition of fair value noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of fair value

Word of the Day


a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More