Definition of makeshift in English:


Line breaks: make|shift
Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪkʃɪft



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  • A temporary substitute or device.
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    • We're looking at a matchup between makeshifts on Saturday.
    • Sportsmen's Hall, it turned out, was much less grand than its name implied: all makeshifts and mazes, narrow passages harbored by rude planks.
    • Such makeshifts were not uncommon among late-romantics.

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