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"maker" in British English

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makernoun [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 ​decentreturn on ​theirinvestment.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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(Definition of maker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"-maker" in Business English

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-makersuffix

a ​person, ​company, or ​machine that makes a particular thing: Who are the policy-makers in the ​department? a coffee-maker

makernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪkər/
PRODUCTION a ​person or ​company that makes a particular ​type of ​product: Makers of the latest ​mobileemaildevice have ​settled a ​lawsuit that threatened to ​cut off their ​service. The ​merchandise was ​returned to the maker. a car/​computer/​software, etc. maker
(Definition of -maker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maker”
in Arabic صانِع…
in Korean 제조사, 제조인…
in Portuguese fabricante…
in Catalan fabricant…
in Japanese メーカー…
in Chinese (Simplified) …的制造者, 制造…的机器…
in Turkish üretici, yapımcı…
in Russian производитель, изготовитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) …的製造者, 製造…的機器…
in Italian fabbricante, costruttore…
in Polish producent…
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