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matchmaker

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noun match·mak·er \-ˌmā-kər\

Simple Definition of matchmaker

  • : a person who tries to bring two people together so that they will marry each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of matchmaker

  1. :  one that arranges a match; especially :  one who tries to bring two unmarried individuals together in an attempt to promote a marriage

matchmaking

play \-kiŋ\ noun


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