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- facade (n.)
- 1650s, "front of a building," from French façade (16c.), from Italian facciata "the front of a building," from faccia "face," from Vulgar Latin *facia (see face (n.)). Figurative use by 1845.
- 1. Behind the facade they are just like the rest of us.
- 2. The facade of the building was a little weathered.
- 3. In the evening the facade is floodlit.
- 4. The cathedral was eventually completed in 1490, though the Gothic facade remains unfinished.
- 5. They hid the troubles plaguing their marriage behind a facade of family togetherness.
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