Definition of street value in English:

street value

noun

  • The price for which something, especially an amount of drugs, that is illegal or has been obtained illicitly can be sold.

    ‘detectives seized drugs with a street value of £300,000’
    • ‘Just four days later another importation was stopped and drugs with a street value of £1.3 million were found.’
    • ‘The very thought that in one operation alone in this town of ours they could seize drugs with a street value of €60,000 is a frightening thought.’
    • ‘In the house in Wardleworth officers discovered hard drugs with a street value of £25,000 and £75,000 in cash.’
    • ‘Ten people were arrested in Battersea on Tuesday following the discovery of a cache of drugs with a street value of more than £4million.’
    • ‘He said the street value of the drug would be less, perhaps between £1,000 and £1,500, if it was sold in larger quantities.’
    • ‘She had been arrested in April and the drugs, with a street value of about £900,000 were discovered in six cushions and a leather jacket in her luggage.’
    • ‘The narcotics were determined to be cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $2 million.’
    • ‘Drugs with a street value of more than £100,000 have been seized in York, police revealed today’
    • ‘Estimated street value of the drugs has been put at $10.5 million.’
    • ‘As a guesstimate the street value of illegal drugs sold in the US in 2000 exceeded US $62 billion.’
    • ‘Police found hard drugs with a street value of almost £2,000 and a stash of cash after following a car in the early hours, a jury heard.’
    • ‘In all the street value of the drugs seized in the three successful Garda operations has topped €300,000.’
    • ‘Since the campaign began drugs with a street value of £3.5m have been recovered.’
    • ‘This would have been sold on at a street value of five times its wholesale worth.’
    • ‘Police have seized nearly a tonne of cannabis resin with a street value of £4.4 million at an industrial unit in Oldham.’
    • ‘He stated that the street value of the drugs found was some £133,000.’
    • ‘Cannabis resin with a street value of more than £20,000 was seized in an early morning drugs raid.’
    • ‘Mr Neill said the drugs had a street value of more than £2,000.’
    • ‘They were charged with trafficking more than 542 kilogrammes of cocaine with a street value of $204 million.’
    • ‘This amount of drugs would have an approximate street value of $21 million in Nunavik.’

Pronunciation:

street value

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