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face time

1. noun In-person interaction with someone. If only I could get some face time with one of those directors, I just know I could convince them to make my script into a movie.
2. verb, slang To video chat with someone using the app FaceTime. In this usage, the phrase is usually stylized as one word, like the app's name. I FaceTimed Tim earlier and he seems to be feeling better. I couldn't go home for Thanksgiving, so I FaceTimed my family instead.
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face time

n. time spent face to face with someone. (As opposed to over the telephone or by email, etc.) I need to have more face time with my children.
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Dialogue with your child about the importance of connecting with others in face time. Talk with her about how communicating with someone in person feels, to help her believe in the importance of the development of these relationships, not just because you are telling her it is important.
When I reflect on this past year, I recognize that "face time" was an integral part of our strategy with the Hill and the FCC as well.
"It should not be paying for trips because these trips provide an opportunity to have one-on-one face time. Other people don't get that chance."
It creates that face time for everyone which is so important in having organization."
People may want face time with their elephants, but when they try interacting with human beings different from themselves, virtual is better, argue two Israel-based researchers in The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (April 2006).
Yes, I'm extremely interested in gay politics and issues and stars, but sometimes it just feels good to see a hot, accomplished athletic chick getting some face time in the media!
Many decision makers have built very successful practices using old accounting employment models in which face time is key and 80-hour workweeks standard if people want to advance.
It comes with the territory and your chosen profession, with all of its multi-million dollar contracts, TV face time, admiring fan base, and endorsements.
Teacher preparation programs unquestionably face time pressure, but Imig makes the unwarranted inference that more course work would produce better-balanced reading lists.
* Executive education and EMBA programs are blending face time with Web time.
Other missteps identified by recruiters were committing cultural gaffes and/or political suicide (16 percent), waiting too long to implement change (16 percent), not spending enough face time with subordinates (14 percent), getting sidetracked by "fire drills" (11 percent) and hesitating on tough personnel decisions (10 percent).
Employees surveyed had little interest in more face time with the boss.
The One-on-One Walk & Run program fosters all-too-infrequent "face time" between adults and children--or, for that matter, children and children--in a healthy setting.
Convio's Bhagat says that online tools can make it much easier to maintain relationships with those few hundred hot prospects, instead of juggling the phone and snail mail to stay in touch between face time.
With no marketing experience or material, Kozlowski says it was a tough challenge to pick up a phone to makes a sales pitch to a prospective client or start door-knocking to get some one-on-one face time. "I'd never sold anything," says the managing director of the Thunder Bay-based I.T.