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faz
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faz(
fahs
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (surface)
a. face
El cohete estalló a 100 kilómetros sobre la faz de la Tierra.The rocket exploded at 100 kilometers above the face of the Earth.
b. obverse (of a coin)
En la faz de la moneda figura el rey.The king appears on the obverse of the coin.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(anatomy)
a. countenance
Su faz reflejaba la tristeza que sentía.The sadness that he felt was reflected upon his countenance.
b. face
Me miró y se le dibujó una sonrisa en la faz.She looked at me and a smiled appeared on her face.
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faz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (formal)
a. countenance, face
2. (del mundo, de la tierra)
a. face
fueron barridos de la faz de la tierrathey were swept off o from the face of the earth
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faz
1 (cara) face
en la faz de la tierra on the face of the earth; faz a faz face to face
2 (aspecto) face; landscape
estos incendios están cambiando la faz de nuestro país these fires are changing the face o landscape of our country
3 [de moneda] obverse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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