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From French facial

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facial (comparative more facial, superlative most facial)

  1. Of or affecting the face.
  2. (law, by extension) (of a law or regulation validity) on its face; as it appears (as opposed to as it is applied)
    The facial constitutionality of the law is in question.

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facial (plural facials)

  1. A personal care beauty treatment which involves cleansing and moisturizing of the human face.
  2. (film) A kind of early silent film focusing on the facial expressions of the actor.
    • 2004, Simon Popple, Joe Kember, Early Cinema: From Factory Gate to Dream Factory (page 92)
      But in facials, moving picture technology also enabled an exaggeration of this performance tradition, bringing a new emphasis to the details []
  3. (slang, in some contact sports) A foul play which involves one player hitting another in the face.
  4. (slang) A sex act of male ejaculation onto another person's face.
    He gave his wife a creamy facial.

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facial (masculine and feminine plural facials)

  1. facial
    músculs facials
    facial muscles

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facial (feminine singular faciale, masculine plural faciaux, feminine plural faciales)

  1. facial

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facial m, f (plural faciais, comparable)

  1. facial (of the face)

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facial (plural faciales)

  1. facial