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The front of a building; what one sees from the street. Sometimes a building is constructed of metal, but the facade is brick or some other attractive treatment. Zoning regulations, subdivision restrictions,and historic district requirements may specify particular building facades.

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With this second reference to lynching in the novel, Morrison demonstrates again what a false front lynching is because the almost-lynched Blue, Cholly's father-figure, is the antithesis of the stereotype of black brute/buck upon which the justification for lynching relied.
Sheathed in weathered boards, false front on all four sides, the red house rides a saddle of eroded ground and looks as if it might wash down in winter rains.
"Various high-profile stars have lobbied Congress and the American people to hide the destruction of babies, in their embryonic form of development, behind a false front of medicinal gain," Brown said in statement.
"These are brass-fronted units with a false front. They give the appearance that the bin is full and enable the retailer to make better use of his or her inventory while providing a very attractive display unit," VanBeusekom says.
"We had to put up this big false front, create the fear in the Star-Bulletin's owners minds that somehow the public might start liking us like we were saying they did," Twigg-Smith recalls.
Newspapers in both Washingtons - the state and the nation's capital - were the victims recently of false front pages surreptitiously placed over single copies in newsboxes.
Though some critics have noted that with Black Rain he has reconciled his frontal assault style with the restraint of Yasujiro Ozu, it might be just as fair to say that Imamura uses the Ozu style as a false front, like the characters' pretense of normality.
We make no pretence or present a false front about our strengths and weaknesses.
The special cover, which was the false front page for the June 12, 2013 edition, tweaked the 'Pugad Lawin' incident with Andres Bonifacio holding his gulok on his right hand and a copy of Inquirer Libre on his left.
Speaking to reporters after his meeting with Sonia Gandhi, Badruddin said that the violence was only a false front to rid the area of non-Bodos.
"If you want me to comment on false front covers then forget it." ?
He pressed his dad's face to such a degree that the victim swallowed two of his false front teeth, which were originally glued in place.