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face-lift

also face·lift (fās′lĭft′)
n.
1. Plastic surgery to remove facial wrinkles, sagging skin, fat deposits, or other visible signs of aging for cosmetic purposes. Also called rhytidectomy.
2. A restyling or modernization, as of a building.
tr.v. face-lift·ed, face-lift·ing, face-lifts also face·lift·ed or face·lift·ing or face·lifts
To perform a face-lift upon.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.facelift - plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your facefacelift - plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised; "some actresses have more than one face lift"
nose job, rhinoplasty - cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of your nose
anaplasty, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
2.facelift - a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changesfacelift - a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes; "give your home a facelift"; "more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
redevelopment, renovation, overhaul - the act of improving by renewing and restoring; "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"
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facelift

noun
1. renovation, improvement, restoration, refurbishing, modernization, redecoration Nothing gives a room a faster facelift than a coat of paint.
2. cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery She once threw a party to celebrate her facelift.
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Translations
تَجْميل البِناء
plastická operacerenovacevyhlazení vrásek
ansigtsløftning
arcfiatalító mûtétkozmetikázás
andlitslyftingumbætur, fegrunaraîgerîir
vyhladenie vrások
görünüşünü güzelleştirmeyüz gerdirme

facelift

[ˈfeɪslɪft] N
1. (Med) → lifting m, estiramiento m (facial)
to have a facelifthacerse un lifting
2. (fig) → reforma f (superficial), modernización f (ligera)
to give a facelift to [+ building] → remozar, mejorar de aspecto
the building has had a facelifthan remozado el edificio
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

facelift

face-lift, face lift [ˈfeɪslɪft] n
(= surgery) → lifting m
to have a facelift → se faire faire un lifting
[building, place] → ravalement m, retapage m
to give a room a facelift → rafraîchir une pièceface mask n
(= protective mask) → masque m
(mainly US) (= face pack) → masque m de beautéface pack (British) nmasque m de beautéface painting n (for children)maquillage mface powder npoudre f, poudre f pour le visageface-saving [ˈfeɪsseɪvɪŋ] adj
It was a face-saving exercise on their part → Ils l'ont fait pour sauver la face.
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face

(feis) noun
1. the front part of the head, from forehead to chin. a beautiful face.
2. a surface especially the front surface. a rock face.
3. in mining, the end of a tunnel etc where work is being done. a coal face.
verb
1. to be opposite to. My house faces the park.
2. to turn, stand etc in the direction of. She faced him across the desk.
3. to meet or accept boldly. to face one's fate.
-faced adjective
having a face of a certain kind. a baby-faced man.
facial (ˈfeiʃəl) adjective
of the face. facial expressions.
facing preposition
opposite. The hotel is facing the church.
facecloth noun
(American washcloth) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.
ˈfacelift noun
1. an operation to smooth and firm the face. She has had a facelift.
2. a process intended to make a building etc look better. This village will be given a facelift.
ˈface-powder noun
a type of make-up in the form of a fine powder. She put on face-powder to stop her nose shining.
ˈface-saving adjective
of something which helps a person not to look stupid or not to appear to be giving in. He agreed to everything we asked and as a face-saving exercise we offered to consult him occasionally.
face value
the value stated on the face of a coin etc. Some old coins are now worth a great deal more than their face value.
at face value
as being as valuable etc as it appears. You must take this offer at face value.
face the music
to accept punishment or responsibility for something one has done. The child had to face the music after being rude to the teacher.
face to face
in person; in the actual presence of one another. I'd like to meet him face to face some day – I've heard so much about him.
face up to
to meet or accept boldly. She faced up to her difficult situation.
in the face of
having to deal with and in spite of. She succeeded in the face of great difficulties.
lose face
to suffer a loss of respect or reputation. You will really lose face if you are defeated.
make/pull a face
to twist one's face into a strange expression. She pulled faces at the baby to make it laugh.
on the face of it
as it appears at first glance, usually deceptively. On the face of it, the problem was easy.
put a good face on it
to give the appearance of being satisfied etc with something when one is not. Now it's done we'll have to put a good face on it.
save one's face
to avoid appearing stupid or wrong. I refuse to accept the reponsibility for that error just to save your face – it's your fault.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

facelift

n ritidectomía (form), estiramiento facial, lifting facial (Ang), cirugía plástica para eliminar las arrugas de la cara
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