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make up

  • 1 make up 1.1 (put make-up on)
    se maquiller
    1.2 (after quarrel)
    se réconcilier (with avec)
    1.3to make up for (compensate for)
    rattraper (lost time, lost sleep, missed meal, delay)
    combler (financial loss, deficit)
    compenser (personal loss, bereavement)
    1.4to make up to (informal)

    faire de la lèche à (informal) (boss, person)
  • 2 make up [something], make [something] up 2.1 (invent)
    inventer (excuse, story)
    you're making it up!
    tu inventes!
    to make something up as one goes along
    inventer quelque chose au fur et à mesure
    2.2 (prepare)
    faire (parcel, bundle, garment, road surface, bed)
    préparer (prescription)
    composer (type)
    she had the fabric made up into a jacket
    elle s'est fait faire une veste avec le tissu
    2.3 (constitute)
    faire (whole, personality, society)
    to be made up of
    être fait or composé de
    to make up 10% of
    constituer 10% de
    2.4 (compensate for)
    rattraper (loss, time)
    combler (deficit, shortfall)
    to make the total up to £1,000
    compléter la somme pour faire 1 000 livres au total
    2.5 (put make-up on)to make oneself up
    se maquiller
    2.6 (stoke up) 2.7to make it up (make friends)
    se réconcilier (with avec)
    I'll make it up to you somehow (when at fault)
    j'essaierai de me faire pardonner
    (when not at fault)
    je vais trouver quelque chose pour compenser
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make-up
American English: /ˈmeɪkˌəp/

noun

  • 1 (cosmetics) to wear make-up
    se maquiller
    to put on one's make-up
    se maquiller
  • 2 (character) to be part of somebody's make-up
    faire partie du caractère de quelqu'un
    to be in somebody's make-up
    être dans le caractère de quelqu'un
  • 4 (Television, Theatre, Cinema)to work in make-up
    travailler dans le maquillage

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