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Princeton's WordNet

  1. face-to-face(adverb)

    in each other's presence

    "a face-to-face encounter"


  2. face-to-face(adverb)

    within each other's presence

    "she met the president face-to-face"



  3. face-to-face, opposite(adverb)

    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"



  4. face to face(adverb)

    involving close contact; confronting each other

    "the boy and the policeman suddenly came face-to-face at the corner"; "they spoke face to face"

    face to face


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    in-person, direct, one-on-one, instructor-led, head-on, personal

How to use face-to-face in a sentence?

  1. Nicole Amesbury:

    In face-to-face therapy, some people talk to fill the time.

  2. Thomas Vail:

    I don't think it substitutes for face-to-face communication.

  3. Chijjani Usman:

    These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with people screaming.

  4. Katie Greer:

    Just because you don't see someone face to face doesn't mean there's no harm in that.

  5. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    It would be better to have (a) face-to face meeting and take forward our relationship.

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