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


  • Deterioration of Gallier Hall facade much more advanced than previously thought
    Structural deterioration at Gallier Hall goes well beyond the chunk of facade that fell off the historic building in August, the New Orleans infrastructure czar, Cedric Grant, told the City Council Thursday (Oct. 30). "We have significant public safety issues," Grant... Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • Construction workers remove Houston Street building's facade
    Three buildings are being demolished on the 400 block of East Houston Street for a Hilton Garden Inn, a 10-story hotel soon to be under construction by Baywood Hotels. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • Jordan Says SNB Is Ready to Use Negative Rates If Needed
    Lights illuminate the facade of the Swiss National Bank's headquarters in Bern. Close Lights illuminate the facade of the Swiss National Bank's headquarters in Bern. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'

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