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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.

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'Face The Music' is being helmed by Galaxy Quest filmmaker Dean Parisot.
The two stars said in an interview that they are closer than ever to making a third film titled Bill & Ted Face the Music .
The 31-year-old, from Grimsby, was part of the Strictly team of professional dancers last year but was not teamed up with a celebrity due to her commitments with Face The Music.
Face the Music is a 10-disc retrospective box set of his 45 years of recording, selected by Lofgren himself, comprises 169 tracks, stretching back to his early work with his Washington DC-area band Grin, which he founded at the age of 17 in 1968, and surveying both his major-label solo albums and independent self-released music.
"We used to go to a pub or restaurant or nightclub because I felt I had to face the music.
Nadine Dorries arriving in Britain yesterday to face the music after her appearance on I'm A Celebrity...
While Thomas wrestles with his attraction to Kirby (Kirby Bliss Blanton), events gradually spiral out of control, and the police are called, leaving all three lads to face the music in the cold light of the morning.
Former France international Platini said: "If a club doesn't fall in line and follow the same rules as everyone else then it will be time to face the music.
Making his return at Augusta will afford him more protection from the media than the vast majority of other tournaments, but Palmer believes Woods should face the music.
Summary: She flew to LA after the Brit Awards, but Cheryl Cole is returning to face the music.
He says MPs live on "rations" and rather than face the music he jets off to Bali.
It seems it's time for more people to face the music about cutting sodium.