makeweight Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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makeweightnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeɪk.weɪt/
something or someone, without much ​value of ​its own, that is ​added so that there is the ​correctamount or ​number: She may be the ​youngestmember of the ​team, but she's no makeweight.
(Definition of makeweight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “makeweight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 凑数的人(或物), 凑足份量之物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 湊數的人(或物), 湊足份量之物…
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