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American English: /kəmˈplɛkʃən/
British English: /kəmˈplɛkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of complexion in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (skin type)
    (in terms of color)
    a good complexion
    un buen cutis
    a dark/light complexion
    una tez oscura/clara
    Example sentences
    • She had waist length, ebony hair and her skin complexion wasn't too pale nor too dark.
    • It is believed to help clear the complexion and give the skin a fine texture and bring out its natural glow.
    • My only worry is, I don't think orange is a colour that suits my complexion.
    1.2 (aspect) to put a different/new complexion on something
    darle otro/un nuevo cariz a algo
    Example sentences
    • Nearly every song on A Treasury is a show-stopper, and the track selection is fine, spotlighting Drake's weighty insights and limning the various complexions of his character.
    • Pronger and Blake can change the complexion of the game just by being on the ice, and believe me, they will be on the ice a lot.
    • That, obviously, would have changed the complexion of the whole game.
    1.3 (nature, make-up)

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