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  • adj. Alternative spelling of facesaving.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. allowing one to maintain one's dignity or prestige; designed to avoid admitting something embarrassing; ; -- of actions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. maintaining dignity or prestige
  • n. an act that avoids a loss of face (of dignity or prestige)


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