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Definition of make noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

make

 noun
noun
NAmE//meɪk//
 
make (of something)
 
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  •  the name or type of a machine, piece of equipment, etc. that is made by a particular company What make of car does he drive? There are so many different makes to choose from. a Swiss make of watch
  • Idioms
    on the make (informal) (disapproving)
     
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    trying to get money or an advantage for yourself
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: make