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par value

noun
1.
face value (def 1).
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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par value

noun
1.
the value imprinted on the face of a share certificate or bond and used to assess dividend, capital ownership, or interest Also called face value Compare market value, book value (sense 2)
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