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make

2 noun
     
make2
1 [countable] the name of a particular product or of the company that makes it:
What make is your car?
make of
It's one of the most popular makes of satellite phone on the market.
2

be on the make

informal to be trying to get money or power - used in order to show disapproval:
He was just a salesman on the make.

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