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makeupnoun

 us   /ˈmeɪkˌʌp/

makeup noun (SUBSTANCE)

[U] colored substances used on your face to improve or change its appearance: She always wears a lot of makeup.

makeup noun (COMBINATION)

[C usually sing] a combination of things that form something: The committee’s membership does not reflect the city’s racial makeup.
Translations of “makeup”
in Chinese (Traditional) 和解,言歸於好…
in Russian мириться…
in Turkish barışmak, arayı düzeltmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 和解,言归于好…
in Polish pogodzić się…
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