Meaning of “in the face of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"in the face of sth" in British English

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in the face of sth

C2 despite having to deal with a difficult situation or problem:

She left home in the face of strong opposition from her parents.

(Definition of “in the face of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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