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noun     complexion pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the appearance of the skin on someone’s face, and whether it is pale, dark, smooth, etc.

    an oily complexion

  2. 2
    [singular] the typical features of something such as an organization, process, or activity
    change the complexion of something:

    The influx of foreign players has changed the whole complexion of British soccer.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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