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Meaning of face-lift

face-lift

Pronunciation: (fās'lift"), [key]
— n.
  1. plastic surgery on the face for elevating sagging tissues and eliminating wrinkles and other signs of age; rhytidectomy.
  2. a renovation or restyling, as of a room or building, intended to give an attractive, more up-to-date appearance.
—v.t.
  1. to perform a face-lift upon.
  2. to renovate or restyle in order to give a fresher, more modern appearance: Our old offices have been face-lifted with new furniture, rugs, and plants.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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