Definition of full face in English:

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full face

Pronunciation: /ˈˌfo͝ol ˈfās/


With all of the face visible; facing directly at someone or something: she looked full face at the mirror
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  • Christmas now seems to me to be the designated place where acquisitiveness runs full face into the problem of morality in childrearing.
  • We chatted for a few minutes, but as we left the building, he turned to me full face and asked, ‘Professor Zuboff, who is Martin Buber and what is Auschwitz?’
  • But seen full face, as he is officially presented, he's a no-nonsense, what-you-see-is-what-you-get straight shooter.


1Showing all of the face: a full-face mug shot
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  • And, as Dr Ubhi's full-face photographic records attest, clients look happier, healthier and younger.
  • Weaver also sought the repeal of the exemption for the requirement of a full-face photo in the case of religious reasons.
  • More full-face photos on 21 March, this time of First Marine Division combat troops poised to go into battle, six men and six women.
2Covering all of the face: a full-face motorcycle helmet
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  • No identification or significant markings were observed by the witnesses as both attackers were wearing full-face motorcycle helmets.
  • Some advise wearing a motorcycle crash helmet with full-face visor, others say ski goggles work fine.
  • The four men were on unregistered motorcycles and each was wearing full-face helmets, hiding their identity.

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Syllabification: full face

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