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face value

n.
1. The value printed or written on the face, as of a coin or postage stamp.
2. See par value.
3. Apparent significance or value: took their compliments at face value.
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face value

n
1. (Banking & Finance) the value written or stamped on the face of a commercial paper or coin
2. apparent worth or value, as opposed to real worth
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face val•ue

(ˈfeɪs ˌvæl yu for 1; ˈfeɪs ˈvæl yu for 2 )
n.
1. the value printed on the face of a stock, bond, etc.
2. apparent value.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.face value - the value of a security that is set by the company issuing itface value - the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
value - the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"
2.face value - the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth
semblance, gloss, color, colour - an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
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Translations
القيمَه الأسْمِيَّه للعِمْلَه
nominální hodnota
pålydende
nafnvirîi, skrásett verî
nominálna hodnota
nominal/yazılı değer

face value

n (of coin) → valore m facciale or nominale
to take sth at face value (fig) → giudicare qc dalle apparenze
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face

(feis) noun
1. the front part of the head, from forehead to chin. a beautiful face.
2. a surface especially the front surface. a rock face.
3. in mining, the end of a tunnel etc where work is being done. a coal face.
verb
1. to be opposite to. My house faces the park.
2. to turn, stand etc in the direction of. She faced him across the desk.
3. to meet or accept boldly. to face one's fate.
-faced adjective
having a face of a certain kind. a baby-faced man.
facial (ˈfeiʃəl) adjective
of the face. facial expressions.
facing preposition
opposite. The hotel is facing the church.
facecloth noun
(American washcloth) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.
ˈfacelift noun
1. an operation to smooth and firm the face. She has had a facelift.
2. a process intended to make a building etc look better. This village will be given a facelift.
ˈface-powder noun
a type of make-up in the form of a fine powder. She put on face-powder to stop her nose shining.
ˈface-saving adjective
of something which helps a person not to look stupid or not to appear to be giving in. He agreed to everything we asked and as a face-saving exercise we offered to consult him occasionally.
face value
the value stated on the face of a coin etc. Some old coins are now worth a great deal more than their face value.
at face value
as being as valuable etc as it appears. You must take this offer at face value.
face the music
to accept punishment or responsibility for something one has done. The child had to face the music after being rude to the teacher.
face to face
in person; in the actual presence of one another. I'd like to meet him face to face some day – I've heard so much about him.
face up to
to meet or accept boldly. She faced up to her difficult situation.
in the face of
having to deal with and in spite of. She succeeded in the face of great difficulties.
lose face
to suffer a loss of respect or reputation. You will really lose face if you are defeated.
make/pull a face
to twist one's face into a strange expression. She pulled faces at the baby to make it laugh.
on the face of it
as it appears at first glance, usually deceptively. On the face of it, the problem was easy.
put a good face on it
to give the appearance of being satisfied etc with something when one is not. Now it's done we'll have to put a good face on it.
save one's face
to avoid appearing stupid or wrong. I refuse to accept the reponsibility for that error just to save your face – it's your fault.
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References in periodicals archive ?
In 2016, primary insurers placed 48.9% of their ceded face amounts with affiliated reinsurers--the first time the ceded amount to affiliated companies has gone below 50% since 2009 although it is still higher than the 2006 level of 35.7%.
Since they have different price tags, that investment buys different face amounts and different coupon streams, but as you can see, they both ultimately returned exactly the same dollar amount to the investor, $1,159,274.07 (Compare the received amount in Tables 1 and 2).
As of the close of business on July 18, 2014, approximately USD1,407,263,000 in aggregate face amount of Old class A certificates and USD511,985,000 in aggregate face amount of Old class B certificates have been confirmed as tendered in exchange for like face amounts of the New class A certificates and New class B certificates, respectively.
Colony Term UL will be competitive with term insurance for face amounts below $1 million and remains competitive for face amounts up to $5 million.
QUESTION: Are life settlements possible at lower face amounts?
1995-00 Select Period Experience A/E Ratios by Face Amounts Based on 2001 VBT Combined Males, Females, Nonsmoker, Smoker and Unknown Smoker 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 1995-00 90.4% 92.2% 87.4% 84.3% 83.5% 87.2% 1995-00 Select Period Experience A/E Ratios by Face Amounts Based on 1975-80 Basic Tables Combined Males, Females, Nonsmoker, Smoker and Unknown Smoker 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 1995-00 66.5% 66.7% 62.7% 60.6% 59.3% 62.6% The insured population is subject to two main decreases in mortality.
The flexibility inherent in AL policies with respect to changes in premiums and face amounts raises the possibility that the policy could become a modified endowment contract (MEC).
The extent of her disfigurement is seen here in the months leading up to Isabelle's operation - as well as during the procedure itself - so you can't argue with the patient's verdict that her new face amounts to a miracle.
Considering that cash surrender values average just 4% of policy face amounts, the decision to recommend a life settlement is an easy one for CPAs advising employers or clients unaware of the potential economic gain from these hidden assets.
Face amounts and number of policies issued for UL also slid by 22 percent and 15 percent, respectively, in the third quarter.
Another rider is designed to pay an extra 1% of the death benefit to one or two qualified charities on policy face amounts of $1 million or more.