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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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Since their establishment in early 2012, Face Off With Cancer has coordinated several tournaments, fundraisers and events to support various local cancer organizations and multiple families affected by the disease.
At the University ground Assarain 'B' and Muscat Beach Trading face off against each other in a G division match followed by the match between Landmark and RK group in an H division draw.
On the Democratic side, Steven Grossman, of Newton, and Stephen Murphy, of Boston, will face off for treasurer, with the winner taking on Republican Karyn Polito, of Shrewsbury.
Since the start of the season, we've received a lot of feedback from prospective new fans who felt that they would be more likely to start coming to more games if the face off and therefore finish time was earlier.
With a new design, these Topps WWE Face Off cards are great to collect and play with.
Face Off will carry coverage of the teams and players in the British ice hockey super league, the national and divisional leagues, as well as news on the in-line skating scene, it will also carry features on the world's top ice hockey league, the NHL in the USA.
To play "Bruins Face Off," fans can visit the Bruins Facebook page at www.
I'm excited to face off against him and hopefully, I can learn much from him.
Those cries will be heard in a couple of weeks' time once again as the losers here will face off against either Westmeath or Kerry, who meet in the Division 2A final next weekend.
BITTER rivals Manama and Al Ahli face off tonight in an exciting game in the Zain Bahrain Basketball League play-offs.
London, Jan 27 ( ANI ): As Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic face off in the Australian Open final on Sunday, the girlfriends of the tennis aces face off in the style quotient from the sidelines.
Mursi did not win the 50 percent majority needed to win outright, meaning that he will face off against the former Hosni Mubarak minister Ahmed Shafiq, who came in second, in a run-off vote one June 16-17.