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face to face

In direct contact, especially literally standing close together. I had been trying to avoid my math teacher, but then we came face to face in the cafeteria. Society is about to come face to face with a whole new set of problems brought on by technology.
See also: face

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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Once the mandatory telephone gateway has been removed from legislation in 2020 all clients will have the option of contacting face-to-face providers directly.
Scientists tell us we remember much more of what we see than what we hear, which is one reason why face-to-face communication is more persuasive.
(2004) and other reviews of the distance education literature (Cavanaugh 2001; Moore 1994) indicate no significant differences in effectiveness between distance education and face-to-face education, suggesting that distance education, when it is the only option available, can successfully replace face-to-face instruction.
Not all the victims of face-to-face bullying become also cybervictims but very little is known about variables that could increase mixed victimisation versus face-to-face victimisation only.
The diagnostic agreement between teledermatology/teledermoscopy and face-to-face assessment was calculated using the McNemar test, hypothesis test for paired data.
Brown and Liedholm (2002) found that USA campus students (face-to-face teaching mode) tend to perform better compared to online students.
Is there a difference between online approach using Frog VLE site and face-to-face approach?
- 77% report the virtual event motivated them to attend the face-to-face one;
We communicate face-to-face. My sons don't use social media yet, although they sometimes like to use iMessage.
Lead author Yalda Uhls, a senior researcher with the UCLA's Children's Digital Media Center, Los Angeles said that non-verbal communication cannot be learnt from a screen but depends on face-to-face communication.
"The young population loved it," he said in a face-to-face interview.
Although face-to-face interviews are widely used to collect data on sexual behavior, especially in populations with low literacy, the method is subject to social desirability bias--respondents may underreport socially proscribed behaviors or overreport those that are socially approved.
Businesses in the UAE could be missing out on more than a quarter (26 per cent) of additional revenue because they are not investing enough time in face-to-face contact, a recent report has found.
Libraries are all about face-to-face services but when I attended a few of these events I never saw a director, assistant director or councillor.
DESPITE advanced technology, owners of small and medium-sized enterprises in the North-east would prefer to do business face-to-face rather than online, according to new research by leading independent invoice finance provider Bibby Financial Services.