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makeover

[meyk-oh-ver] /ˈmeɪkˌoʊ vər/
noun
1.
remodeling; renovation; restoration:
The old house needs a complete makeover.
2.
a thorough course of beauty and cosmetic treatments:
Assistants spent four hours on the actress's makeover in preparation for the awards ceremony.
Origin of makeover
noun use of verb phrase make over
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n.

also make-over, by 1981, from phrase make over in sense "to refashion" (1690s); from make + over.

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