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English definition of “complexion”

complexion

noun [C] (CHARACTER)    /kəmˈplek.ʃən/
the general character of something: These are radical changes which will alter the complexion of the British contemporary dance scene. What Pablo has just said puts an entirely/completely new complexion on (= changes) things.Conditions and characteristics
(Definition of complexion noun (CHARACTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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