Translation of makeup in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable (cosmetics) to put on one's makeupmaquillarseshe doesn't wear any makeup
pintarseno se maquillashe gave a few touches to her makeup
no se pintase retocó el maquillaje(before noun) (department)
de maquillajeExample sentences
- Stage make-up is necessarily heavy, in order to be seen, and seen as natural, by the audience.
- Apply your usual foundation make-up or powder to cover any imperfections and even out your skin tone.
- Just before going on stage, the make-up lady had dabbed powder on my face.
- 2 (no plural) (of group, team, substance)(of person) carácter (masculine)her psychological makeup
modo (masculine) de sersu carácterits genetic makeup is very complexsu estructura genética es muy complejaExample sentences
- The important and terrifying thing is what's happening inside the US, to the constitution and make-up of the country.
- Geochemistry involves studying the chemical make-up of rocks, the chemistry of water or any geological material.
- To the extent that the physical make-up of organisms provides heritable variation, it becomes a malleable clay that can be sculpted by selection.
- Philosophy Like science is heavily influenced by the psychological make-up of the person doing the thinking.
- The emotional and psychological make-up of a young person can often be forgotten in the rush for top points.
- Of equal importance in experiential terms, however, was the psychological make-up of individuals as well as communities and cultures.
- 3 3.1 uncountable and countable (Printing) page makeupExample sentences3.2 uncountable (of clothes, curtains)
- Seamus started his own career as an apprentice compositor, during the days when all page make-up was in hot metal.
- Then there was the excitement of starting to do our own page make-up, having bought a Compugraphic typesetting machine.
- 4 countable (US) (School, University) (before noun) makeup coursecurso (masculine) de recuperaciónExample sentences
- A busy teacher of thirty students who allows three make-ups per student, however, is agreeing to ninety make-ups a year!
- Some teachers save one Saturday a month for make-ups, and all lessons for the month may be made up only on that day.
- Another teacher may say, ‘I have a firm makeup policy and my students all understand it, and I have no problems with make-ups.’
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