Definition of outface in English:

outface

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Pronunciation: /aʊtˈfeɪs
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Disconcert or defeat (an opponent) by confronting them boldly: these achievements were based on outfacing militant unions
    More example sentences
    • The following year he outfaced Khrushchev in the Cuban missile crisis.
    • Truth can outlast myth but cannot always outface it.
    • Getting themselves sorted with a costly state-of-the-art headquarters was never going to outface this gang.
    Synonyms
    stand up to, face down, cow, overawe, intimidate, browbeat, confront, beard, outstare, stare out/down, defy

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