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the process of making something
companies involved in the making of nuclear weapons
cheese making/cider making etc
a region famous for its cheese making
decision making/policy making
the process of deciding something
people involved in decision making at the highest level
be the making of somebody
to make someone a much better or more successful person
You'll see - a couple of years abroad will be the making of him.
have the makings of something
to have the qualities or skills necessary to do a particular job
He has the makings of a world-class footballer.
be a long time/10 years etc in the making
to take a long time, 10 years etc to make
a book that was ten years in the making
be of your own making
problems that are of your own making have been caused by you and no one else
He admits that a lot of his troubles are entirely of his own making.
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