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Definition of makeshift adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

makeshift

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈmeɪkʃɪft//
 
[usually before noun]
 
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used temporarily for a particular purpose because the real thing is not available synonym improvised, provisional A few cushions formed a makeshift bed. The hall had been turned into a makeshift hospital.
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