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v. 1) to create something. 2) to sign a check, promissory note, bill of exchange or some other note which guarantees, promises or orders payment of money. (See: maker, check, promissory note, bill of exchange)

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TO MAKE. English law. To perform or execute; as to make his law, is to perform that law which a man had bound himself to do; that is, to clear himself of an action commenced against him, by his oath, and the oaths of his neighbors. Old Nat. Br. 161. To make default, is to fail to appear in proper time. To make oath, is to swear according to the form prescribed by law.

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Mehak Khan, a class 10 student, along with her friends use these makeshift boats to reach school in Simrol village, as there are no other means of transport available for her to commute.
The media delegation was briefed on the services provided by the Syrian state and civilian organizations at the makeshift centers as to make them return to their areas liberated by the Syrian Arab Army of Terrorism.
A hotel in Srinagar being used as a makeshift detention centre has been declared a sub-jail.
ISLAMABAD -- As Independence day approaches near, like other cities of the country, most of the footpaths in the busy areas of the federal capital have been filled with makeshift shops, targeting motorists for making brisk business during the Independence day shopping frenzy.
Police in Limassol arrested two suspects after four makeshift greenhouses with 14 cannabis plants were discovered at their home during a raid on Sunday evening.
Maguindanao kids get school supplies, books through Army outreach !-- -- John Unson ( - July 25, 2019 - 11:16am MAGUINDANAO, Philippines Students at a makeshift school in the Senamfledon area of Barangay Looy in South Upi town on Tuesday received school supplies from military personnel who dropped by for a visit.
GARETH BALE'S agent has launched a staunch defence of the Real Madrid star - and insisted he won't be forced out of the club on a "makeshift" deal.
The Dubai bus accident could have been prevented (Prosecution seeks 7-year jail, Dh3.4m blood money; KT, June 27) had the driver worn sun glasses instead of using a 'makeshift sun shield (curtain)'.
The Law Ministry on May 13 issued separate gazette notifications about setting up a makeshift court inside Keraniganj jail and holding trial in 17 cases against Khaleda there.
They said that they putting their lives in danger to cross the river through a narrow makeshift bridge.
Bangladeshi shop owners gather as they look at their burnt belongings after a fire break out in a makeshift market in Dhaka
LAHORE -- The government has failed to ensure availability of most seasonal vegetables in weekly makeshift markets despite frequent visits of local administration and Punjab Chief Minister's Taskforce Chairman Akham Chaudhry, according to a survey of Shadman Sunday Bazaar.