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making

[ mey-king ]
/ ˈmeɪ kɪŋ /
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noun

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Idioms for making

    in the making, in the process of being made; developing or evolving; growing: Our space scientists see history in the making.

Origin of making

before 1150; Middle English; Old English macung.See make1, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM making

self-making, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for making

making
/ (ˈmeɪkɪŋ) /

noun

  1. the act of a person or thing that makes or the process of being made
  2. (in combination)watchmaking
be the making of to cause the success of
in the making in the process of becoming or being madea politician in the making
something made or the quantity of something made at one time
make-up; composition
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