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From French façade, from Italian facciata, a derivation of faccia (front), from Latin facies (face); compare face

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Singular
Facade

Plural
Facades

Facade (plural Facades)
  1. The face of a building, especially the front.
    • 2005, Peter Brandvold, “Ghost Colts”, in Robert J. Randisi (ed.), Lone Star Law,[1] Simon and Schuster, ISBN 1416514597, page 179,
      Eight or so gunmen stood shoulder to shoulder in the gray-white trail before the barn, firing into the saloon's burning, bullet-pocked facade.
  2. (figuratively) A deceptive outward appearance.

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  • American Heritage Dictionary lists façade as the headword, with facade as a variant [2].
  • Cambridge dictionary Online lists only the heading facade, but notes façade as an “also.”
  • Collins Word Exchange lists both spelling alternatives in the order: façade, facade.
  • Dictionary.com unabridged lists both spellings under the headword facade with façade listed as an “also.”
  • The Macquarie Dictionary, 3rd edition lists facade as the headword, with façade as an “also”.
  • Merriam-Webster Online lists façade only as a variant of facade.[3]
  • MSN Encarta Dictionary lists both spelling alternatives in the order: facade, façade.
  • Oxford English Dictionary Online lists only façade.
  • Webster’s 1828 via ARTFL lists only facade.
Translation dictionaries
  • Collins German Dictionary Complete & unabridged, 5th edition lists only façade.
  • Collins Robert French Dictionary Complete & unabridged, 7th edition lists only façade.
  • Collins Spanish Dictionary Complete & unabridged, 8th edition lists only façade.
  • Diccionario Oxford Pocket Edición Latinoamericana lists only façade.
  • Larousse Gran Diccionario Inglés-Español Español-Inglés, 2nd edition lists only facade.
Dictionaries by amateur lexicographers
  • Wordnet 3.0 lists only facade.

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From French façade, from Italian facciata, a derivation of faccia (front), from Latin facies (face)

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Facade c. (singular definite Facaden, plural indefinite Facader)

  1. façade, facade

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