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"façade" in British English

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façadenoun

uk   /fəˈsɑːd/ us   /fəˈsɑːd/
  • façade noun (BUILDING)

[C] the front of a building, especially a large or attractive building: the gallery's elegant 18th-century façade
  • façade noun (FALSE APPEARANCE)

[S] a false appearance that makes someone or something seem more pleasant or better than they really are: He kept his hostility hidden behind a friendly façade. We are fed up with this façade of democracy.
(Definition of façade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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façadenoun [C]

also facade us   /fəˈsɑd/
the front of a building: The façade is made of limestone.
A person’s façade is the image that person presents to others: Behind her façade of gentleness was a tough competitor.
(Definition of façade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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