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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
Translations of “face value”
in Chinese (Traditional) (郵票、硬幣、紙幣等的)票面價值,面值…
in Chinese (Simplified) (邮票、硬币、纸币等的)票面价值,面值…
(Definition of face value from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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