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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake-weightˈmake-weight /ˈmeɪkˌweɪt/ noun [countable]  INCREASE IN NUMBER OR AMOUNTa person or thing that is not very important but is included so there is the right number of people or the right amount of something
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make-weightCompanies throw them in as enticing make-weights in their employees' pay packets.So what of the make-weights, as the presentation suggests we consider them?
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