Translation of complexion in Spanish:

complexion

Pronunciation: /kəmˈplekʃən/

n

  • 1.1 (skin type) cutis (m); (in terms of color) tez (f) a good complexion un buen cutis a dark/light complexion una tez oscura/clara
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    • 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) cariz (masculine) to put a different/new complexion on sth darle* otro/un nuevo cariz a algo 1.3 (nature, make-up) carácter (masculine)
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    • 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.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.