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makingnoun

uk   us   /ˈmeɪkɪŋ/
[S] the ​process of doing or ​producing something: We ​recommend the making of a back-up ​copy to prevent you ​losing any ​work. A ​number of pre-conditions have to be ​fulfilledprior to the making of any ​offer.
in the making if something is a particular length of ​time in the making, it ​takes that ​long to do or ​achieve it: The ​currentcrisis has been in the making for several ​years, and it has taken far too ​long for ​regulators to ​act.
be of sb's own making if a problem or difficult ​situation is of someone's own making, they are ​responsible for it: Some of the troubles facing the ​company are clearly of its own making.
be the making of sb to give someone the ​qualities or ​experience they need in ​order to ​succeed: His spell ​working at a ​restaurant in Paris was the making of him as a chef.
have (all) the makings of to have the ​qualities necessary to do or ​achieve something difficult : We ​think she has all the makings of a very good ​CEO.
(Definition of making from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “making”
in Chinese (Simplified) 制造, 制作, 形成…
in Turkish yapım, üretim…
in Russian создание, производство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 製造, 製作, 形成…
in Polish realizacja, produkcja…
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