facade: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fu-säd', fa-), [key]
— n.
    1. the front of a building, esp. an imposing or decorative one.
    2. any side of a building facing a public way or space and finished accordingly.
  1. a superficial appearance or illusion of something: They managed somehow to maintain a facade of wealth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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