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man–made

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adjective \ˈman-ˈmād, -ˌmād\

Simple Definition of man–made

  • : made by people rather than by nature

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of man–made

  1. :  manufactured, created, or constructed by human beings; specifically :  synthetic <man–made fibers>


MAN–MADE Defined for Kids

man–made

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adjective \ˈman-ˈmād\

Definition of man–made for Students

  1. :  made by people rather than nature <a man-made lake>




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "man–made"


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