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making

  

      n  
1   
a    the act of a person or thing that makes or the process of being made  
b    (in combination)  
watchmaking     
2    be the making of   to cause the success of  
3    in the making   in the process of becoming or being made  
a politician in the making     
4    something made or the quantity of something made at one time  
5    make-up; composition  


cringe-making   , cringeworthy  
      adj     (Brit)  
informal   causing feelings of acute embarrassment or distaste  
epoch-making  
      adj   of great importance; momentous  
non-profit-making   ,   (often U.S.)   nonprofit  
      adj   not yielding a profit, esp. because organized or established for some other reason  
a non-profit-making organization     
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
fear of going to bed
[Psych.]
exp.
ne te dépouille pas avant de te coucher
v.
make or repair an object in an improvised and inventive way making use of whatever items are at hand
chiefly[US];[Fam.] Ex.: You have no idea how many things I've MacGyvered using just duct tape or a simple paper clip.
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
exp.
plume la poule sans la faire crier
n.
celui qui ignore que son lit est dur dort bien
n.
entre mars et avril, on va de la table au lit
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