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English definition of “make up sth”

make up sth

verb uk phrasal verb with make   /meɪk/ (made, made) us  
to form a particular thing, amount, or number as a whole: Road accident victims make up almost a quarter of the hospital's patients. The book is made up of a number of different articles.Comprising and consisting ofIncluding and containing
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