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complaisance
Pronunciation: / kɔ̃plɛzɑ̃s /

Translation of complaisance in English:

nom féminin

  • 2 (indulgence excessive) See examples: la complaisance d'un père à l'égard de ses enfants
    a father's indulgence toward(s) his children
    leur complaisance à l'égard du régime
    their soft attitude toward(s) the regime, the fact that they condone the regime
    décrire la situation sans complaisance
    to give an objective assessment of the situation
    un portrait sans complaisance
    a candid portrait

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