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makeover

Syllabification: make·o·ver
Pronunciation: /ˈmākˌōvər
 
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Definition of makeover in English:

noun

A complete transformation or remodeling of something, especially a person’s hairstyle, makeup, or clothes.
Example sentences
  • Why do identity changes and corporate makeovers bring out the worst in otherwise exceptional business leaders?
  • The station's interior has had a makeover to improve access with a stairlift to the main platform.
  • A television makeover team has completely transformed a bedroom in a Clacton family's home.
Synonyms
transformation, renovation, overhaul, new look, remodeling, refurbishment, reconditioning, improvement
informal facelift

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