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English definition of “countenance”

countenance

noun [C or U] (FACE)    /ˈkaʊn.tə.nəns/ US  /-t̬ən.əns/ formal
the appearance or expression of someone's face : He was of noble countenance.The head and face
(Definition of countenance noun (FACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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