nominal value

noun

Examples of nominal value in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This spurt of globalization was fueled in part by trade in intermediate goods, such as raw materials and computer chips, which tripled in nominal value, from $2.5 trillion in 1995 to $7.5 trillion in 2007. Susan Lund, James Manyika, Foreign Affairs, 11 June 2019 The rising cost of borrowing does however present potential problems given the nominal value of debt currently outstanding. Bychristiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 5 June 2023 Denmark is the only industrialized democracy other than the United States to have a debt limit set at a nominal value. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 24 May 2023 Countries that have opted for debt limits, with the goal of encouraging fiscal restraint, tend to structure them as a percentage of GDP instead of choosing a nominal value, according to Bhusari. Julia Horowitz, CNN, 9 May 2023 Ethics experts say Thomas appears to have brazenly violated federal laws requiring judges to disclose all gifts of more than a nominal value. Michael McAuliff, al, 7 Apr. 2023 The move will boost TUI’s headline share price comfortably above their nominal value. William Wilkes, Bloomberg.com, 14 Feb. 2023 Frontier argues that despite its offer’s lower nominal value, the share portion allows Spirit investors to further benefit should shares of the combined company climb. Peter Eavis and Lauren Hirsch, BostonGlobe.com, 30 June 2022 Perhaps crypto does have some nominal value based on its dark money usage, or collectability along the lines of Beanie Babies, but from a financial viewpoint that value is hardly worth considering. Jay Adkisson, Forbes, 31 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1696, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nominal value was in 1696

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“Nominal value.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nominal%20value. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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