Definition of face-to-face in English:


adverb & adjective

  • 1(of two people) close together and facing each other.

    [as adjective] ‘a face-to-face conversation’
    [as adverb] ‘the two men stood face-to-face’
    stand up to, outface, cow, overawe, intimidate, browbeat, confront, beard, outstare, stare down, stare out, defy
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    1. 1.1[as adverb]In direct confrontation.
      ‘he brings his readers face-to-face with situations they would rather not confront’