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Facade vs. Edifice

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Facadenoun

(architecture) The face of a building, especially the front view or elevation.

Edificenoun

A building; a structure; an architectural fabric, especially a large and spectacular one

Facadenoun

(by extension) The face or front (most visible side) of any other thing, such as an organ.

Edificenoun

An abstract structure; a school of thought.

Facadenoun

(figuratively) A deceptive or insincere outward appearance; a front.

Edificenoun

A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; - chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse.

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Facadenoun

The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its façade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.

Edificenoun

a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place;

‘there was a three-story building on the corner’; ‘it was an imposing edifice’;

Facadenoun

the face or front of a building

Facadenoun

a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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