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noun uk   us   /ˈfeɪ.sɪŋ/
[C or U] an extra layer of material sewn to the inside edge of a piece of clothing to make it stronger, or to the outside, especially of collars and the ends of sleeves, for decoration: a blue jacket with white facing [C] mainly UK (US usually veneer) an outer layer covering a wall, etc.: The wall was built of rubble with a facing of stone.
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