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noun [C] uk   /ˈmeɪ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/
B2 the people or company that make something: They're the biggest maker of fast-food products in the UK The makers of the film will want to see a decent return on their investment.your Maker God: humorous He's gone to meet his Maker (= he has died). a person or machine that makes the stated thing: a filmmaker a dressmaker a watchmaker car makers policy-makers a coffee maker
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in Korean 제조사, 제조인…
in Arabic صانِع…
in Portuguese fabricante…
in Catalan fabricant…
in Japanese メーカー…
in Italian fabbricante, costruttore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 製作者, 製造者, 製造商…
in Russian производитель, изготовитель…
in Turkish üretici, yapımcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制作者, 制造者, 制造商…
in Polish producent…
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