face valuenoun [ C usually singular ]uk /ˌfeɪs ˈvæl.juː/ us /ˌfeɪs ˈvæl.juː/
Examples from literature
- As between bank and bank, this use of the fingerprint in bank papers of large face value is especially applicable.
- As he fingered the green slip whose face value was one hundred and twenty dollars, one fourth of his yearly stipend, he felt relieved, and at the same time oddly reluctant.
- Just now the shares of very few shipping companies are worth their face value.
- The bank will then receive from the Treasury "National bank notes" equal in amount to the face value of the bonds deposited.
- Through the influence of a dear friend who was in a banking establishment, and to whom she had confided her secret, she was enabled to get the bonds at their face value.