Makeba



/məˈkeɪbə/
noun
1.
Miriam. 1932–2008, South African singer and political activist; banned from South Africa from 1960 to 1990

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    Put up security as an assurance that someone released from prison will appear for trial, as in He didn’t think he could make bail for his brother. The use of bail for “security” was first recorded in 1495.

  • Makebate

    [meyk-beyt] /ˈmeɪkˌbeɪt/ noun, Archaic. 1. a person who causes contention or discord.



  • Make-believe

    [meyk-bi-leev] /ˈmeɪk bɪˌliv/ noun 1. pretense, especially of an innocent or playful kind; feigning; sham: the make-believe of children playing. 2. a pretender; a person who pretends. adjective 3. pretended; feigned; imaginary; made-up; unreal: a make-believe world of fantasy. n. “pretence,” 1811, from make (v.) + believe. As an adjective by 1824.

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    verb phrase To bet on; offer odds on: This time she really means it, and you can make book on that (1940s+)



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