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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.

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

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]
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"
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

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
* In the case of untariffed cards sold to a person who purchases them for resale, the face amount can be whichever of the following the carrier chooses:
As for the outstanding T-bonds, three-year IOUs have a face amount of P94.9 billion; five-year debt paper, P261.5 billion; seven-year treasury bonds, P584.3 billion; and 10-year T-bonds, P438.2 billion.
Total Life, In Force & Issued: The size of a life company can be measured by the face amount of its portfolio--that is, the amount of life insurance it has issued as well as the amount in force.
Policyowners whose circumstances change can later reconfigure the policy by changing the schedule of premium payments and/or the face amount or duration of coverage.
BIOX will be obligated to pay an Exit Fee at the time the Bridge Loan is repaid in an amount equal to 2% of the face amount thereof if paid on or before September 30, 2016 or 3.5% of the face amount thereof if the Bridge Loan is repaid after September 30, 2016
The company said it received USD 130m for USD 89.75 m face amount of subordinated notes and all of its equity in CDO X.
(NYSE: TWX) reported it has priced a $500 million underwritten public offering of 3.40% senior notes due 2022 at a price equal to 99.857% of their face amount and a $500 million underwritten public offering of 4.90% debentures due 2042 at a price equal to 98.929% of their face amount.
individual life sales increased 1% during the second quarter--and the number of policies sold and total face amount sold also rose 1%.
The single premium face amount of just over two-thirds of new policies purchased in 2010 was over $100,000.
Bonds tendered before July 31 will be bought back for $825 per $1,000 face amount, while those tendered later will be bought for $775.
Once sold, the third party (company) becomes the policy's new owner, continues to pay the premiums, and, as the new beneficiary, eventually receives the face amount as a death benefit.
The offer to exchange (the Class A Exchange Offer) USD924,408,000 aggregate face amount of Class A Certificates, Series 2007-1 (New Class A Certificates), registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for an equal face amount of outstanding Class A Certificates, Series 2007-1 (Old Class A Certificates), which were privately placed on 11 October 2007, has been extended by Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL).