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English definition of “make towards sth/sb”

make towards sth/sb

mainly UK phrasal verb with make     /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
to go in the direction of something or someone: He made towards the door , but stopped and turned to face me. → See also make for somewhere/sthAdvancing and moving forward
(Definition of make towards sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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