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the unacceptable face of sth

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the bad side to a particular system or set of beliefs: The paper showed a picture of homeless people sleeping on the streets with the caption underneath "the unacceptable face of capitalism".
Translations of “the unacceptable face of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某一制度或信仰)不好的一面…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某一制度或信仰)不好的一面…
(Definition of the unacceptable face of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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