faced with

{adj. phr.} Confronted with. * /We were all faced with the many wars that broke out in the wake of the collapse of communism./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • faced\ with — adj. phr. Confronted with. We were all faced with the many wars that broke out in the wake of the collapse of communism …   Словарь американских идиом

  • be faced with — be confronted with, meet with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • was faced with — stood before, had to deal with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be faced with — cover the surface of (something) with a layer of a different material. → face …   English new terms dictionary

  • Faced — Face Face (f[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Faced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Facing}.] 1. To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -faced — UK [feɪst] US suffix used with some adjectives to make other adjectives describing the face of someone or something a grim faced receptionist a brass faced clock Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym * * * faced «fay …   Useful english dictionary

  • faced — [ feıst ] suffix used with some adjectives to make other adjectives describing the face of someone or something: a grim faced receptionist a brass faced clock …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -faced — [[t] feɪst[/t]] COMB in ADJ GRADED faced combines with adjectives to form other adjectives that describe someone s face or expression. → See also , bare faced, , poker faced, , shamefaced, , two faced ...a slim, thin faced man... The committee… …   English dictionary

  • faced — adj. having a specific type of face or number of faces (i.e. wide faced, two faced); covered, coated; smoothed, dressed (about the surface of a stone) feɪs n. front part of the head with the eyes nose and mouth; facial expression; surface;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • -faced — UK [feɪst] / US suffix used with some adjectives to make other adjectives describing the face of someone or something a grim faced receptionist a brass faced clock …   English dictionary

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