blemish Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “blemish” in the English Dictionary

"blemish" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈblem.ɪʃ/

blemish noun (MARK)

[C] a ​mark on something that ​spoilsitsappearance: 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?

blemishverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈblem.ɪʃ/
to ​spoil something: This ​latestrevelation has ​seriously blemished the governor's reputation.
(Definition of blemish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"blemish" in American English

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blemishnoun [C]

 us   /ˈblem·ɪʃ/
a ​mark or ​fault that ​spoils the ​appearance of someone or something: Makeup can ​cover up ​yourskin blemishes. A blemish can also be a ​mistake or ​fault: Only one blemish ​spoiled her ​schoolrecord.
(Definition of blemish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blemish”
in Spanish imperfección, mancha, maca…
in Vietnamese thiếu sót…
in Malaysian cacat…
in Thai ตำหนิ…
in French défaut, tache…
in German der Makel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疤痕, 斑点, 瑕疵…
in Turkish leke, iz, yara izi…
in Russian изъян…
in Indonesian cacat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疤痕, 斑點, 瑕疵…
in Polish skaza…
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