makeover

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make·over

noun \ˈmāk-ˌō-vər\

: the act or process of making changes to improve the appearance or effectiveness of someone or something

Full Definition of MAKEOVER

:  an act or instance of making over <a makeover of the tax system>; especially :  a changing of a person's appearance (as by the use of cosmetics or a different hairdo)

Examples of MAKEOVER

  1. The actress had a complete makeover to turn her into a glamorous star.
  2. They gave their advertising a total makeover to improve their corporate image.

First Known Use of MAKEOVER

1927

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