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complexionnoun [C]

uk   /kəmˈplek.ʃən/ us   /kəmˈplek.ʃən/
  • complexion noun [C] (FACE)

C2 the natural appearance of the skin on a person's face, especially its colour or quality: a dark/fair complexion a healthy/clear/spotty complexion
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complexionnoun [C]

us   /kəmˈplek·ʃən/
the color or appearance of the skin of a person’s face: a dark/light/smooth complexion
(Definition of complexion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “complexion”
in Korean 피부색…
in Arabic بَشرة…
in Malaysian kulit muka…
in French teint…
in Russian цвет лица, вид, характер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臉, (天然的)面色,膚色,氣色…
in Italian carnagione…
in Turkish ten, yüz, cilt…
in Polish karnacja, światło…
in Spanish cutis, tez…
in Vietnamese nước da…
in Portuguese tez, cútis…
in Thai ลักษณะผิว…
in German der Teint…
in Catalan cutis…
in Japanese 顔のつや…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脸, (天然的)面色,肤色,气色…
in Indonesian warna kulit…
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