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face-saving

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈfeɪsˌseɪ.vɪŋ/ us  
done so that other people will continue to respect you: a face-saving exercise/gesture
Translations of “face-saving”
in Chinese (Traditional) 保全面子的, 體面的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保全面子的, 体面的…
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