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countenance

noun [C/U]  /ˈkɑʊn·tən·əns/ us  

countenance noun [C/U] (FACE)

literature the appearance or expression of someone’s face: [C] Her countenance masked her feelings.

countenance

verb [T]  /ˈkɑʊn·tən·əns/ us  

countenance verb [T] (APPROVE OF)

to find an activity acceptable; to approve of or give support to something: This school will not countenance lateness.
Translations of “countenance”
in Spanish semblante, rostro…
in French mine…
in German der Gesichtsausdruck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臉, 面容, 臉色…
in Russian выражение лица…
in Turkish birinin yüzünün görünüşü ve ifadesi, yüz, çehre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脸, 面容, 脸色…
in Polish oblicze…
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