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English definition of “face-lift”


noun [C] (OPERATION) (also facelift)  /ˈfeɪsˌlɪft/
a medical operation that tightens loose skin to make the face look younger
(Definition of face-lift noun (OPERATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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