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face-saving
American English: /ˈfeɪs ˌseɪvɪŋ/

Translation of face-saving in Spanish:

adjective

  • (before noun)
    para guardar or cubrir las apariencias
    Example sentences
    • The face-saving compromise now being pushed into the future of licensing reforms is to allow restaurants to offer the full range of alcoholic drinks as part of their service.
    • The others agreed to consider it, and negotiated face-saving compromises which fell far short of Olivares' proposals.
    • This seemed to be a compromise, face-saving revelation that would allow more frankness further down the line.

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