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automaker

[aw-toh-mey-ker]
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noun
  1. an automobile manufacturer.
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Origin of automaker

First recorded in 1900–05; auto-2 + maker
Related formsau·to·mak·ing, noun
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Word Origin and History for automaker

n.

"manufacturer of automobiles," 1925, from auto + maker.

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