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Meaning of “face value” - Learner’s Dictionary

face value

noun    
take sth at face value
to accept the way that something first appears without thinking about what it really means: You can't just take everything you read in the papers at face value.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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