street value


street value
street value noun
The cash value of an item when sold directly to the customer in the street, esp illegally or on the black market
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ˈstreet value [street value] noun usually singular
a price for which sth that is illegal or has been obtained illegally can be sold

drugs with a street value of over £1 million


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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