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Definition of face-saving

What is the definition of "face-saving"?
  • adjective
  • 1. Alternative spelling of facesaving.

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  • "More than a month after the face-saving July agreement that was meant to mark the beginning of the end of the crisis, there is no deal with Greece about collateral for its latest bailout; no agreement with private sector creditors about haircuts; and no new money for the eurozone bailout fund."

    "In the end, I suspect Rahm was being eased out of the bus, and Daley's vulnerability provided the face-saving opportunity."

    "Both U.S. and Pakistani officials have predicted Torkham would reopen soon, and the apologies issued Wednesday could provide Pakistan with a face-saving way to back down."

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