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English definition of “facade”

facade

noun [C] ( also façade)
 
 
/fəˈsɑːd/
APPEARANCE a false appearance: Behind that amiable facade, he's a deeply unpleasant man.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretendingAffected and insincere
BUILDING the front of a large building: the gallery's elegant 18th century facadeArchitectureWalls and parts of wallsParts of buildings in general
(Definition of facade from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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