market value

market value
noun
the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplace (Freq. 4)
Syn: ↑market price
Hypernyms: ↑value

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noun, pl ⋯ -ues
: the price at which something can be sold : the price that buyers are willing to pay for something
[count]

When he tried to sell his car he found out that its market value was much lower than he had expected.

[noncount]

The house sold below market value.

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ˌmarket ˈvalue [market value] noun uncountable, singular
what sth would be worth if it were sold

The property cost a lot more when they bought it than its current market value.


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