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make-up

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmeɪk.ʌp/

make-up noun [U] (FOR FACE)

A2 coloured substances used on your face to improve or change your appearance: I put on a little eye make-up. She wears a lot of make-up.
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make-up noun [U] (PARTS)

The make-up of something or someone is the combination of things that form it: They argue that the membership of the Council does not reflect the racial make-up of the city. Organizational ability is not one of the most obvious parts of his make-up.
Translations of “make-up”
in Korean 화장…
in Arabic مَكْياج…
in Portuguese maquiagem…
in Catalan maquillatge…
in Japanese 化粧(品)…
in Italian trucco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 供面部使用, 化妝品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 供面部使用, 化妆品…
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