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English definition of “makeover”

makeover

noun [C]     /ˈmeɪkˌəʊvər/
the process of changing the way something looks or works in order to make it better or more attractive: News that the company is attempting an image makeover has been welcomed.get/have/undergo a makeover Equity release plans have had a makeover and are now proving popular with pensioners keen to unlock cash from their homes.give sth a makeover In an attempt to boost sluggish profits, the store was given a makeover.
(Definition of makeover noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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