Facet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfæsɪt|  American pronunciation of the word facet
Brit.  |ˈfasɪt|  British pronunciation of the word facet

noun

- a distinct feature or element in a problem(syn: aspect)

he studied every facet of the question

- a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)

Examples

Each facet of the problem requires careful attention.

the different facets of our culture

Which facet of his character is most appealing?

Light reflected from myriads of facets of hoar frost.

He has travelled extensively in China, recording every facet of life.

he studied every facet of the question

Word forms

noun
singular: facet
plural: facets
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