Facade

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Facade Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the face or front of a building
  • a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the face or front of a building ,
  • a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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Facade Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A facade or façade (how to say: /fəˈsɑːd/) is usually one side of the outside of a building. It is very often the front, but also sometimes the sides and rear. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning "frontage" or "face".



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Facade Sample Sentences in News


  • BAUER Architects Honored by the AIAOC With an Award of Merit for Festival of Arts Facade Design
    On September 19th at the Newport Beach Civic Center, the American Institute of Architects/Orange County Chapter recognized BAUER Architects with a prestigious Award of Merit for its outstanding contribution ... Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • Designers inspired to put 'picket fence' on family home's facade
    Sept. 22, 2014, 5 p.m. The Grange in Canterbury features lots of glass and has a striking 'barcode' facade. Photo: Peter Hyatt. The Grange in Canterbury features lots of glass and has a striking 'barcode' facade. Photo: Peter Hyatt. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • Facade grants awarded to downtown businesses
    The Erie Downtown Partnership today awarded $23,615 in facade improvement grants to five local businesses. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'

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