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verb [intransitive/transitive]
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to fall flat on your face; the term was originally used about accidents while skiing, skateboarding etc

    This couple was about to seal the deal on getting married when the fiancee-to-be's mothers strolled into the shot, tripped on a rock and faceplanted in front of them.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/05/2015
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    to fall forward and put your face into something

    In news that made us spit out our tea and faceplant our porridge, it's being claimed that the flawless couple that is Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have 'secretly separated' and are 'heading for a divorce'.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/05/2015
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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