[muh-kee-luh-dawr-uh; Spanish mah-kee-ah-daw-rah] /məˌki ləˈdɔr ə; Spanish mɑˌki ɑˈdɔ rɑ/
noun, plural maquiladoras [muh-kee-luh-dawr-uh z; Spanish mah-kee-ah-daw-rahs] /məˌki ləˈdɔr əz; Spanish mɑˌki ɑˈdɔ rɑs/ (Show IPA)
a factory run by a U.S. company in Mexico to take advantage of cheap labor and lax regulation.
[mak-ee-ahzh; French ma-kee-yazh] /ˌmæk iˈɑʒ; French ma kiˈyaʒ/ noun 1. (defs 1, 2, 5). /makijaʒ/ noun 1. make-up; cosmetics 2. the application of make-up
[mah-kee, ma-; French ma-kee] /mɑˈki, mæ-; French maˈki/ noun, plural maquis [mah-keez, ma-; French ma-kee] /mɑˈkiz, mæ-; French maˈki/ (Show IPA) 1. the French underground movement, or Resistance, that combatted the Nazis in World War II. 2. Also called maquisard. a member of this movement. [mah-kee] /ˈmɑ ki/ noun 1. an evergreen shrub, Aristotelia chilensis, […]
[mak-ee-zahrd; French ma-kee-zar] /ˌmæk iˈzɑrd; French ma kiˈzar/ noun, plural maquisards [mak-ee-zahrdz; French ma-kee-zar] /ˌmæk iˈzɑrdz; French ma kiˈzar/ (Show IPA) 1. (def 2).
[mahr] /mɑr/ verb (used with object), marred, marring. 1. to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil: That billboard mars the view. The holiday was marred by bad weather. 2. to disfigure, deface, or scar: The scratch marred the table. 1. . 1. . 2. . […]