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face-to-face

 
1. . Fig. in person; in the same location. (Said only of people. An adverb.) Let's talk about this face-to-face. I don't like talking over the telephone. Many people prefer to talk face-to-face.
2. Fig. facing one another; in the same location. (Used as an attributive.) I prefer to have a face-to-face meeting. They work better on a face-to-face basis.
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The notion that face-to-face student performance was superior to online students was not supported by the data analyzed.
77% report the virtual event motivated them to attend the face-to-face one;
Over the study period, there were 107 face-to-face clinic days with a total of 1,077 patients and 93 telepsychiatry clinic days seeing 890 patients.
In addition, respondents surveyed at polling booths were more likely than those interviewed face-to-face to report having had STI symptoms (genital ulcers or urethral or vaginal discharge) in the past year or having ever injected illicit drugs.
Besides this, meeting face-to-face is renowned for its ability to build trust and clarify information in a shorter time.
The conclusion is to use both online and face-to-face networking to help you generate the career and business success you deserve.
Most interesting, in face-to-face encounters, the brain's "mirror neurons" (the neural mechanism that fires when we perform an act and see another perform that same action) mimic not just behaviors but sensations and feelings as well.
The result is that we are losing the ability to develop and maintain confident face-to-face relationships both in business and our personal lives.
It is my belief that eliminating face-to-face meetings would be a mistake for businesses because of the variety of positive psychological as well as general business outcomes that meetings can offer corporations.
The face-to-face group reported using strategies to help their weight maintenance more than the other two groups did.
Still, even in the upper level face-to-face classroom, less than 25% of the students seemed to be participating.
After 1 1/2 years, 46 percent of those in the face-to-face intervention group had regained at least five pounds, compared to 55 percent of those in the Internet intervention group and 72 percent of those in the control group.
What recycling professionals pick up during a business trip may be slightly different than what we as editors may look for, but the reality is the same: Face-to-face meetings can enhance a business relationship as well as give a company a chance to uncover opportunities.
It has been suggested from university professors that face-to-face instruction was essential to students' learning and without it students suffer.
In a major section he also describes modes of social control: (1) face-to-face, or fictive kinship; (2) face-to-grace, or a relationship maintained by agents (patron/client); (3) face-to-mace, or relationship maintained by institutional authority; and (4) face-to-space, a cosmological authority in which relationship is missing.