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face time

or facetime

[feys-tahym] /ˈfeɪsˌtaɪm/
noun, Informal.
time spent speaking or meeting with one or more people face to face, in contrast to phone conversations or other means of communication:
Is he available for a couple of hours of face time?
time spent appearing on television, in movies, or in other visual media:
The candidates had some good face time with a national audience.
the amount of time an employee spends in the office or other workplace:
If you work from home, make sure you put in face time once in a while.
Origin of face time
First recorded in 1975-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But when your generosity is thrown back in your face time after time—!

    The Hall and the Grange Archibald Marshall
  • One could see the shades of pain pass over John's face time and again.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort
  • Being a military man, I have had on various occasions to face time enemy.

British Dictionary definitions for face time

face time

the time spent dealing with someone else face to face, esp in a place of work
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Slang definitions & phrases for face time

face time

noun phrase

Time spent face-to-face or in close proximity, esp with persons useful to one's career: Getting 'face time,' as insinuating your way into a photograph with the President is known/ He recently spent some ''face time'' chatting with his new pig (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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