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facework

[′fās‚wərk]
(civil engineering)
Ornamental or otherwise special material on the front side or outside of a wall.

facing, facework

facing
1. A veneer of nonstructural material such as stone, terra-cotta, metal, stucco, plaster, and wood used to finish the surface of a rougher or less attractive material.
2. Any material, forming a part of a wall, used as a finished surface; a revetment.
3. On thermal insulation, the protective, functional, or decorative surface applied at the outermost layer of insulation.
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Facework competence in intercultural conflict: An updated face-negotiation theory.
Therefore, the questionnaire for the present analysis, included items describing: 1) face concerns, 2) facework strategies, 3) and socio-demographic characteristics.
Attentive facework during instructional feedback: Key to perceiving mentorship and an optimal learning environment.
Identity implications of influence goals: Similarities in perceived face threats and facework across sex and close relationships.
Modal expressions as facework in refusals to comply with requests: 'I think I should say "no" right now'.
There may be a match between the kind of facework preferred in the two cultures and the way participants experience a particular evaluation method.
This notion of facework commitment resonates strongly with the way that predominantly middle-class women in this study talked about trust in the patient-provider relationship: as something that particular individuals could (but did not necessarily) develop through talk and with time.
China is known as a collectivist culture that values relationships and the harmony, cooperation and facework that nurture them.
This study concludes that facework is both an internal and external process.
they may produce appeals like this: "Be a human being Paul, observe Grice's conversational principles when you are talking to me, do not forget about facework, be rational, control your emotions, try to understand the obvious, you dummy
I went for a test and was diagnosed at lung function of 55 per cent, so my lawyer received a final offer of pounds 3550 for 22 years' facework.
I analyze the accounts using sociological and sociolinguistic theories of facework.