face-down

See also: facedown and face down

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AdverbEdit

face-down (not comparable)

  1. (of a person or object) In a manner such that the face, front, or surface which is normally directed forward for viewing is positioned downward.
    Antonym: face-up
    She was sleeping face-down on the sofa.
    He placed the page face-down on the table so that we could not see its contents.

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NounEdit

face-down (plural face-downs)

  1. A confrontation.
    • 1983, The Marine Corps Gazette (page 90)
      What Herzog makes abundantly clear, as he progresses through accounts of the 40 years of bloodshed that have led to the recent facedowns between American and Israeli allies, is []

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