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English definition of “face”


verb   /feɪs/ (present participle facing, past tense and past participle faced)
B1 to be or turn in a particular direction : The room faces south . She turned to face him.
to have a problem : Passengers could face long delays .
to accept that something unpleasant is true and start to deal with the situation : I think he has to face the fact that she no longer loves him.
let’s face it used before you say something that is bad but true : Let’s face it, we are not going to win this game .
can’t face (doing) something to not want to do something or deal with something because it is difficult or unpleasant : I can’t face walking up all those steps again.
(Definition of face verb from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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