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EN[ˈmeɪkɪŋ] [-eɪkɪŋ]
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    Definition of making in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmakingsSUF-ing
    1. The act of forming, causing, or constituting; workmanship; construction.
      1. Process of growth or development.
        1. As a child he didn’t seem like a genius in the making.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of make.
        1. Soon (30 years?) we'll be making complete DNA and life in reverse, growing food that only reversed creatures cn eat. - Earliest Usenet use via Google Groups - fa.human-nets, 10 May 1981 09:16-EDT, Robert Elton Maas
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Looking out for your family should come before making money.
        • We're making conditions unsafe for children and also creating a situation where there's more unemployment for working families.
        • Our model assumes that a certain amount of energy is necessary to convert Redβ from the nonclamped state into the clamped state, making correct annealing and DNA clamping a coupled process.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Again, if we use an adequate code system, with the help of modern information technology, we can derive from our anagraphical registers a lot of information useful for improving our decision making.
        • To screen out the houses, Mr. Darke and Ms. Zoehrer have planted cedars and katsura trees, sweetshrub and shadbush, and turned their gaze inward, to the garden of their own making.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ing
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
          Related Links:
          1. en makings
          2. en making-of
          3. en making to
          4. fr making-of
          5. en making up
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of making for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "making" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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