szembenéz

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

szembe- +‎ néz

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛmbɛneːz]
  • Hyphenation: szem‧be‧néz

Verb[edit]

szembenéz

  1. (intransitive) to look someone straight in the eye/face, to face someone
  2. (intransitive) to face something (to be located accross each other)
    A házak szembenéznek egymással.‎ ― The houses are facing each other.
  3. (intransitive) to face, to face up to (followed by -val/-vel) (to confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable)
    Szembe kell néznünk azzal a ténnyel, hogy nem leszünk fiatalabbak.‎ ― We must face up to the fact that we're not getting any younger.

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