human face human face

Definition(s):

  • (n) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

Usage(s):

  1. In fact, that magic has a human face to it: that of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
  2. Often described as the human face of the country's huge bureaucracy, Wen is well known for being sympathetic to the plight of ordinary citizens.
  3. Propelled into the media spotlight by the AIDS activist community, Nkosi Johnson became the human face of a plague to which the South African authorities had responded sluggishly.

News

  • Uzbekistan: Shining Light on the Uzbek Government’s Dark Side

    Copyright show:  No Uzbek leader Islam Karimov has taken cosmetic steps lately, such as voicing support for probing journalism, to try to put a more human face on his regime. But the true nature of the Uzbek government can be discerned in a treason case against a former military intelligence official. read more
    on July 3, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

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