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English definition of “face”

face

verb [T] (BUILDING)    /feɪs/
If you face a building, you put an extra layer in front of what is already there: The house was built of wood but faced in/with brick.Covering and adding layersConstruction work and workers
(Definition of face verb (BUILDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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