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countenance / semblante
 
countenance   [ˈkaʊntɪnəns]   formal usage
A. -noun
1. literary
(=face)   semblante (m),   rostro (m)
·to keep one'noun countenance
·contener la risa,   no perder la serenidad
·to lose countenance
·desconcertarse
·to be out of countenance
·estar desconcertado
·to put somebody out of countenance
·desconcertar a somebody, someone
2. formal usage
(no plural)
(=approval)   consentimiento (m)
·to give or lend countenance to
[+news]   acreditar
B. -transitive verb   formal usage
(=permit)
·to countenance something
·consentir or permitir algo
·to countenance somebody doing something
·permitir a somebody, someone que haga algo
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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