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Face

The external appearance or surface of anything; that which is readily observable by a spectator. The words contained in a document in their plain or obvious meaning without regard to external evidence or facts.

The term is applied most frequently in business law to mean the apparent meaning of a contract, paper, bill, bond, record, or other such legal document. A document might appear to be valid on its face, but circumstances may modify or explain it, and its meaning or validity can be altered.

See: appearance, confront, endure, look, suffer, withstand
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But when asked about Mary Archer's face lift Simona Vostrovsky, senior nurse at his plush surgery, said: "You will have to talk to him when he comes back in a week.
Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon, Nathan Newman, MD is pleased to announce the revolutionary, scar free, non-surgical face lift he has pioneered called The Stem Cell Lift[R].
Though their commitment to cutting-edge treatment is on display in every facet of their work, it is perhaps best exemplified through BHP's use of the stem cell face lift to help patients turn back the clock with rejuvenated skin and a youthful appearance.
The Ayeir's Natural Face Lift systematically stretches the facial muscles increasing circulation causing them to grow, rejuvenate, and naturally reversing the aging process.
Stem cell face lift certainly has its proponents, but some others are uncertain - though in many cases their opposition has less to do with the procedure than the ethics of some practitioners.
As Philadelphia ABC news affiliate explained in a special report, it's less invasive, less expensive, less downtime than a face lift, with no visible scarring.
3 -- 4 -- color) The cluttered storefront of Unique Discount, also on the boulevard, is on the list of stores that will get a face lift.
Ellenbogen explains, "The patient's own stem cells combined with low level laser, provide regenerative effects and a significantly better end result in face lift procedures, adding youth restorative qualities and longer lasting results.
The Nimoy donation marks the first major private gift toward the $63 million Griffith Observatory face lift to begin next year and be completed by late 2004.
Reisman also introduced a mid-face cheek lift that eliminates the need for a change in eye shape, gets rid of the fold by the nose without requiring a total face lift, and provides patients a quick recovery -- often allowing them to be back at work in three to four days.
The 3D Face Lift has set a new trend in plastic surgery thanks to Dr.
With the April 10 primary for mayor looming, gangs are under attack, parks are getting a face lift and there's finally an outcry in the Sacramento wilderness about bankrupting the state by paying some people's electric bills with taxpayer dollars.