face time

or face·time

[feys-tahym]
noun Informal.
  1. 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?
  2. time spent appearing on television, in movies, or in other visual media: The candidates had some good face time with a national audience.
  3. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for face time

face time

noun
  1. the time spent dealing with someone else face to face, esp in a place of work
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