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face-to-face

(fās′tə-fās′)
adj.
Being in the presence of another; facing: a face-to-face discussion.
adv. also face to face
In person; directly: would rather talk face-to-face than negotiate over the telephone.

face′-to-face′



adj.
1. having the fronts or faces toward or close to each other.
2. involving close contact or direct opposition.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.face-to-face - in each other's presenceface-to-face - in each other's presence; "a face-to-face encounter"
personal - concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality; "a personal favor"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"
Adv.1.face-to-face - within each other's presence; "she met the president face-to-face"
2.face-to-face - directly facing each other; "the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"; "lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"; "they sat opposite at the table"
Translations

face-to-face

[ˌfeɪstəˈfeɪs]
A. ADJ a face-to-face argumentun enfrentamiento or una discusión cara a cara
B. ADV
see face

face-to-face

[ˌfeɪstəˈfeɪs] adv & adjfaccia a faccia, a quattr'occhi
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