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facade Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the face or front of a building
    frontal; frontage.
  2. noun a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
    window dressing.
WordNet

Fa`çade" noun (Also<
  • Facade
  • Façade
)
Etymology
F., fr. It. facciata, fr. fassia face, L. facies. See Face.
Definitions
  1. (Arch.) The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its facade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.

Webster 1913


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