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faceup

[ feys-uhp ]
/ ˈfeɪsˈʌp /
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adverb
with the face or the front or upper surface upward: Place the cards faceup on the table.
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Origin of faceup

First recorded in 1960–65; face + up
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Other Idioms and Phrases with faceup

face up

see under face down.

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