Faced - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfeɪst|  American pronunciation of the word faced
Brit.  |feɪst|  British pronunciation of the word faced
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto face
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto face


- having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination

a neatly faced terrace


The teacher faced the class.

She was faced with a difficult choice.

The city is faced with inadequate housing and a lack of employment.

The factory faced serious fines for releasing dangerous chemicals into the river.

The criticism she has faced has only fueled her determination to succeed.

The church hierarchy faced resistance to some of their decisions.

She has faced some extremely harsh criticism.

The proposal has faced fierce opposition.

I'd never faced that kind of scrutiny before.

The barbarians faced a mighty army.

The book exaggerates the difficulties he faced in starting his career.

Sailors sometimes faced brutal punishments like whipping.

...in a fire-and-brimstone sermon, the evangelist warned those assembled that they faced the fires of Gehenna if they failed to repent...

They were faced with several insurmountable obstacles.

...immigrants to that country faced fierce prejudice and could expect to find work only as menials...

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