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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyface off
he/she/itfaces off
present participlefacing off
past tensefaced off
past participlefaced off
  1. 1
    informal if people or groups face off, they compete or fight with each other
    Soldiers and protesters faced off during riots.
  2. 2
    to begin a game of ice hockey
    The teams face off at 3 o’clock.
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