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nonindustrial

Synonyms:

agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
facade
Definition:
The front of a building; esp., the principal front, having some architectural pretensions. Thus a church is said to have its facade unfinished, though the interior may be in use.

Synonyms:

adjective
pretentious
affected, artificial, bogus, deceitful, ersatz, fake, false, forced, forged, fraudulent, histrionic, la-di-da, mannered, mock, ostentatious, overdone, posing, pretentious, showy, stagy, stiff, stilted, studied, synthetic, theatrical, unnatural, Impersonating, Masquerading, counterfeit, imitation, imposture.
noun
appearance
seeming, Illusions, Visions, seemings.
appearance, often deceptive
beard, bluff, color, disguise, exterior, face, fake, front, frontage, guise, look, mask, phony, pretense, semblance, show, veneer, window dressing, false colors, false front, put-on.
artifact
facade, frontage, frontal.
blind
blindfold, blinker, blindfolds, blinkers.
color
false show.
cover
fig leaf, sheet, tarp, tegument, tent, varnish, TARPS, teguments.
decoy
chicane, drawing card, nark, shill, sitting duck, Seducement, blow off, shills, narks, chicanes, ensnarement, comeon.
facade
frontage, window dressing.
front
front line, front lines.
pretension
affectation, air, artificiality, bluff, charade, claim, counterfeit, cover, deceit, device, disguise, fakery, falseness, forgery, fraud, front, gimmick, guise, imitation, impersonation, imposture, mannerism, masquerade, ostentation, pose, pretense, pretension, show, stage.
window dressing
showmanship, window-dressing, store window display, window display.
Examples of usage:
  1. On getting outside the wicket- gate- which he had taken the precaution to shut behind him- Holtspur had gone off in a line at right angles to the western facade of the mansion. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  2. She hesitated, and their eyes met as he held out his hand, but she avoided it and leaped quickly to the ground neither spoke as they walked around the deserted house and gazed at the quaint facade, broken by a crumbling, shaded balcony let in above the entrance door. – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  3. Two or three lights, here and there, gleamed along the lofty facade of the old mansion, now a house of mourning indeed. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  4. Charley nodded carelessly, strolled out in his wedding trim, stood upon the broad facade, and lit a cigar, and then walked slowly down towards the avenue. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  5. Its sign was spread high across the facade; its posters were in the windows; and on the door was a notice such as in 1914 nobody had ever expected to see in that quadrangle of guarded sacred castles: " Turn the handle and walk in." – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett

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