Meaning of MAKING in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmeɪkɪŋ ]

n. 1 in senses of MAKE v. 2 (in pl.) a earnings; profit. b (foll. by of) essential qualities or ingredients (has the makings of a general; we have the makings of a meal). c US & Austral. colloq. paper and tobacco for rolling a cigarette. øbe the making of ensure the success or favourable development of. in the making in the course of being made or formed. [OE macung (as MAKE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.