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blemish

noun uk   /ˈblem.ɪʃ/ us  

blemish noun (MARK)

[C] a mark on something that spoils its appearance: freckles, scars, and other minor skin blemishes

blemish noun (FAULT)

[C or U] a fault in a person's character: Is any politician's record without blemish on this issue?

blemish

verb [T] uk   /ˈblem.ɪʃ/ us  
to spoil something: This latest revelation has seriously blemished the governor's reputation.
Translations of “blemish”
in Spanish imperfección, mancha, maca…
in French défaut, tache…
in German der Makel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疤痕, 斑點, 瑕疵…
in Russian изъян…
in Turkish leke, iz, yara izi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疤痕, 斑点, 瑕疵…
in Polish skaza…
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