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noun complexion pronunciation in British English /kəmˈplekʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularcomplexion
pluralcomplexions
  1. 1
    [countable] the appearance of the skin on someone's face, and whether it is pale, dark, smooth etc

    an oily complexion

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  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 football.

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