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Definition of face-to-face

1 : within each other's sight or presence met and talked face-to-face a face-to-face consultation
2 : in or into direct contact or confrontation came face-to-face with the problem

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First Known Use of face-to-face

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of face-to-face was in the 14th century

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“Face-to-face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/face-to-face. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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adverb or adjective
\ ˌfās-tə-ˌfās \

Kids Definition of face-to-face

: within each other's presence spoke face-to-face a face-to-face meeting

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