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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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CACI facelift - PS650 for course of 10 The celebrities' favourite non-surgical facelift.
Patients are very happy with the shorter scars of the MACS facelift as compared to the traditional method.
As one plastic surgeon writes, "doctors vary in their opinion of what a mini facelift will achieve" since "the results will be different for different patients.
Storm became just one of a handful of dogs in Britain to receive a facelift after undergoing the operation at the Dogs Trust Centre in Bridgend.
But when her folds of skin started to cut off her breathing they decided that a facelift was the best way to ensure that she remained healthy.
One lucky reader can win the non-invasive, no downtime, lunchhour facelift the USA is raving about, including Friends actress Courtney Cox.
The feature about facelifts having had their day last week was really interesting.
The Culture Minister asserted that the facelift project of Manama Old Souq will continue while preserving the historical identity of the place.
They will get longer-lasting results with a full facelift.
She said: "A facelift in LA makes you look as if you're in a wind tunnel.
Facelift Dentures help to restore the soft facial tissue.
Washington, November 29 (ANI): Kate Gosselin has quashed reports that her recent fresh-faced look is the result of a facelift.