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English definition of “take sth at face value”

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take sth at face value

C1 to accept something as it appears to be rather than studying it more closely: I took the offer at face value. I didn't think they might be trying to trick me.
Translations of “take sth at face value”
in Chinese (Traditional) 僅憑表像對…信以為真…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仅凭表象对…信以为真…
(Definition of take sth at face value from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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