Difference between face à and en face de

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Difference between face à and en face de

Hi, could someone please explain a little bit in detail, the difference between face à and en face de ? Is the first one used for when one faces something, but I think it can be used otherwise too (literally/physically)? 

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Face à la fenêtre -- facing the window.
En face de la fenêtre -- in front of the window, across from the window

Difference between face à and en face de

Hi, could someone please explain a little bit in detail, the difference between face à and en face de ? Is the first one used for when one faces something, but I think it can be used otherwise too (literally/physically)? 

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