facelift
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facelift(
feys
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lihft
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el estiramiento facial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jessica got a facelift when she turned 60.Jessica se hizo un estiramiento facial cuando cumplió 60 años.
b. el estiramiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actor underwent a facelift when he got divorced.El actor se sometió a un estiramiento cuando se divorció.
c. el lifting
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Heather wants to get a non-surgical facelift.Heather se quiere hacer un lifting no quirúrgico.
2. (renovation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The mall has a lot more customers after its facelift.El centro comercial tiene muchos más clientes después de mejorarlo de aspecto.
The stadium is going to get a facelift.Se va a remozar el estadio.
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facelift [ˈfeɪslɪft]
noun
1 (Med) lifting (m); estiramiento (m) (facial)
to have a facelift hacerse un lifting
2 reforma (f) (superficial); modernización (f) (ligera)
to give a facelift to [+building] remozar; mejorar de aspecto; the building has had a facelift han remozado el edificio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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