1. with the fronts or faces toward each other, especially when close together.
  2. involving close contact or direct opposition: a face-to-face confrontation of adversaries.
  3. noting, relating to, or promoting interaction that takes place in person, as opposed to online interaction or electronic communications: face-to-face classrooms. Abbreviation: f2f, F2F

Origin of face-to-face

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
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