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countenance

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkaʊntənəns/ formal
to accept that something should happen: They will not countenance building a new airport.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
Translations of “countenance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受,認可, 贊同, 支援…
in Russian допускать…
in Turkish bir şeyin olması gerektiğini kabul etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受,认可, 赞同, 支持…
in Polish aprobować…
(Definition of countenance verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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