par value


noun


Nearby words

  1. papyrus,
  2. par,
  3. par avion,
  4. par excellence,
  5. par for the course,
  6. par-,
  7. par-three,
  8. par.,
  9. par. aff.,
  10. para

Origin of par value

First recorded in 1800–10

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British Dictionary definitions for par value

par value

noun

the value imprinted on the face of a share certificate or bond and used to assess dividend, capital ownership, or interestAlso called: face value Compare market value, book value (def. 2)
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