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make up sth

phrasal verb with make uk   /meɪk/ us   /meɪk/ verb made, made
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make up sth

phrasal verb with make uk   /meɪk/ us   verb [T] made, made
to combine with other people or things to form a total or group: Tuition makes up $154.7 million of the university's $389.5 million budget. The committee is made up of delegates from 15 different countries.
to reduce the bad effect of there not being enough of something: In order to make up the budget deficit we will have to increase taxation. Rent for individual families is based on their income, with federal money making up the difference.
to prepare something: make up a bill/invoice I'll get our sales department to make up an invoice for the goods.make up the accounts The accounts must be made up to a date not more than six months before the annual general meeting.
make up the time
to work extra hours, because you did not work the full amount of time earlier: I'm going to finish early today, and make up the time tomorrow.
(Definition of make up sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make up sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 组成,构成…
in Turkish oluşturmak, meydana getirmek…
in Russian составлять (часть от целого)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 組成,構成…
in Polish stanowić coś…
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“make up sth” in Business English

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