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facedown

[adv. feys-doun; n. feys-doun] /adv. ˈfeɪsˈdaʊn; n. ˈfeɪsˌdaʊn/
adverb
1.
with the face or the front or upper surface downward:
He was lying facedown on the floor. Deal the cards facedown on the table.
noun
2.
Also, face-down. Informal. a direct confrontation; showdown.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; (def 1) face + down1; (def 2) noun use of verb phrase face down
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