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street value

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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street valueˈstreet ˌvalue noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BBthe price for which something, especially drugs, can be sold illegally 🔊 Detectives seized drugs with a street value of almost £300,000.
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street valueDrugs with a street value of £1,600 were found in the car and £2,070 worth were discovered in the house.July 3: Cannabis resin with a street value of £2,000 discovered in a car stopped in Bessbrook.Inside they discovered 178 kilos of cannabis resin with a street value of half a million pounds.His car was found to contain 19.93 kilos of cannabis resin, with a street value of £65,000.With a street value of £18.50 a kilo, it is more valuable than airline passengers.The cocaine police seized had an estimated street value of $8 million.The quantity of cannabis seized on this occasion was 1.5 tons with an estimated street value of 1.5 million pounds.Doug wants to sell it at its street value, which is two million dollars.The street value was estimated at £2,500.
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