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[adverb feys-doun; noun feys-doun] /adverb ˈfeɪsˈdaʊn; noun ˈfeɪsˌdaʊn/

with the face or the front or upper surface downward:
He was lying facedown on the floor. Deal the cards facedown on the table.
Also, face-down. Informal. a direct confrontation; showdown.


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