Meaning of “makeup” in the English Dictionary

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"makeup" in American English

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us /ˈmeɪkˌʌp/

makeup noun (SUBSTANCE)

[ U ] colored substances used on your face to improve or change its appearance:

She always wears a lot of makeup.

makeup noun (COMBINATION)

[ C usually sing ] a combination of things that form something:

The committee’s membership does not reflect the city’s racial makeup.

(Definition of “makeup” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)