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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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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.
Entering the contest provides a chance to earn a free flight to London or anywhere in the British Airways network to facilitate face-to-face meetings with potential and existing customers and business partners.
The other professor stated that he did not note much of a disparity between online and face-to-face discussions.
IRS examiners selected nearly 90% of 46,007 cases for face-to-face audits in the first phase of its National Research Program (NRP), despite hopes that it could handle more cases less intrusively.
He says the conference is a good chance to strengthen links made throughout the year with a face-to-face meeting.
He explained to them that it was time to do some face-to-face meetings with the company's customers.
Parsonnet, a psychotherapist, says that the online back channel strips away some of the parts of face-to-face communication that complicate matters: "They don't see you turning red," she says.
The board's performance expectations for the CEO for the coming year will be concretely defined by the committee, along with reward payments that will accompany that performance, and will be communicated face-to-face to the CEO.
When it is well executed, video teleconferencing duplicates the psychological advantages of face-to-face contact.