face-to-face
adverb or adjective Date: 14th century 1. within each other's sight or presence <
met and talked face-to-face
>
<
a face-to-face consultation
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2. in or into direct contact or confrontation <
came face-to-face with the problem
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Face to face — Face Face (f[=a]s), n. [F., from L. facies form, shape, face, perh. from facere to make (see {Fact}); or perh. orig. meaning appearance, and from a root meaning to shine, and akin to E. fancy. Cf. {Facetious}.] 1. The exterior form or appearance… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Face to Face — may refer to:In music: * Face to Face (album), a title used by many artists *Face to Face (new wave band), a 1980s band from Boston *Face to Face (punk band), a band from California *Face to Face, a number of tours shared by Elton John and Billy… …   Wikipedia

  • face-to-face — {adv. phr.} 1. With your face looking toward the face of another person; each facing the other. * /Turning a corner, he found himself face to face with a policeman./ * /The two teams for the spelling bee stood face to face on opposite sides of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • face-to-face — {adv. phr.} 1. With your face looking toward the face of another person; each facing the other. * /Turning a corner, he found himself face to face with a policeman./ * /The two teams for the spelling bee stood face to face on opposite sides of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • face-to-face — {adj.} Being in the presence of a person; being right with someone. * /The British prime minister came to Washington for a face to face meeting with the President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • face-to-face — {adj.} Being in the presence of a person; being right with someone. * /The British prime minister came to Washington for a face to face meeting with the President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • face-to-face — adj. 1. without intervening persons; involving direct communication between persons in each other s presence; of conversation or confrontation; as, face to face negotiations. Syn: person to person. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. having the front parts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Face-to-face — The face to face relation refers to a concept in the French philosopher Emmanuel Lévinas thought on human sociality. Lévinas phenomenological account of the face to face encounter serves as the basis for his ethics and the rest of his philosophy …   Wikipedia

  • Face to Face (album) — may refer to: * Face to Face (The Kinks album), 1966 album by The Kinks * Face to Face (The Angels album), a 1978 album by The Angels ** Face to Face (Angel City album), an American release * Face to Face (Face to Face album), a 1984 album by… …   Wikipedia

  • Face to Face (hymn) — Face to Face is a hymn written by Mrs. Frank A. Breck and composed by Grant Colfax Tullarin in 1898.LyricsVerse 1Face to face with Christ my Savior, Face to face, what will it be, When with rapture I behold Him, Jesus Christ, who died for me?… …   Wikipedia

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