Definition of 'complexion'
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The problem is much bigger than the identity of the minister or the political complexion of the government. Times, Sunday Times (2017)After all, isn't it the key to a flawless complexion? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The present case was one of wholly different complexion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Can she really be as flawless as her complexion? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Will it go with his skin complexion? The Sun (2012)If that had gone in the game would have taken on a different complexion. The Sun (2009)It brightens your complexion and gives skin a youthful glow. The Sun (2013)Look at your complexion and the colour of your teeth and eyes to determine which shade suits you best. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But the most important certainty is that the next society and economy will have a totally different social complexion. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)You favour your father, and white always sets off a brown complexion. Wives and Daughters (1864)He was of medium height, stocky with a rather florid complexion and powdered hair. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)She had striking looks, a flawless complexion and a slender frame throughout her life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It sinks in skin - good for oily complexions. The Sun (2016)Certainly, being the team expected to win puts a totally different complexion on the mindset. The Sun (2010)Perhaps this season could have had a different complexion for Arsenal had their pivotal midfielders here been present for longer periods. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Pale complexions suit certain colours. The Sun (2012)Things have a wholly different complexion to this time last year, because at that point the recovery had not taken hold. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Look your best, pick softer colours because of your pale complexion and young skin and light up the street with a megawatt smile. The Sun (2012) FACE Keep your complexion pale and interesting. The Sun (2010)But to give yourself the best chance of retaining a fresh and flawless complexion as you age, you need to look after your skin. The Sun (2009)So for a flawless complexion that stays put, they're the only way to go. The Sun (2012)It keeps my complexion flawless - it's not a big deal and takes five minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It boosts the complexion, leaving skin plumped, firm and glowing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A flawless complexion is the best backdrop for all this colour, so use a good foundation rather than tinted moisturiser. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had a fine complexion, chestnut brown hair and intelligent, lively eyes beneath prominent lids and fine arched brows. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)This distribution of patronage is an important component in the president's political armoury, since by his choices he determines the political complexion of the government. The Government and Politics of France (1989)
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British English: complexion /kəmˈplɛkʃən/ NOUN
Your complexion is the natural colour or condition of the skin on your face.
...a pale complexion.
- American English: complexion
- Arabic: بَشَرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cor da pele
- Chinese: 面色
- Croatian: put
- Czech: barva pleti
- Danish: teint
- Dutch: huidskleur
- European Spanish: tez
- Finnish: ihonväri
- French: teint couleur de peau
- German: Teint
- Greek: απόχρωση επιδερμίδας
- Italian: carnagione
- Japanese: 顔色
- Korean: 안색
- Norwegian: ansiktsfarge
- Polish: cera
- European Portuguese: tez
- Romanian: ten
- Russian: цвет лица
- Spanish: tez
- Swedish: hy
- Thai: ผิว
- Turkish: ten
- Ukrainian: колір обличчя
- Vietnamese: nước da
Definition of complexion from the Collins English Dictionary
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