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make

1. Bridge the contract to be played
2. Cards a player's turn to shuffle

make

[′māk]
(electricity)
Closing of relay, key, or other contact.

Make

(programming, tool)
The Unix tool to automate the recompilation, linking etc. of programs, taking account of the interdependencies of modules and their modification times. Make reads instructions from a "makefile" which specifies a set of targets to be built, the files they depend on and the commands to execute in order to produce them.

Most C systems come with a make. There is also one produce by GNU.

["Make - A Program for Maintaining Computer Programs", A.I. Feldman, TR No 57, Bell Labs Apr 1977].

make

A developer's "build" utility that causes a program to be compiled, tested, packaged and deployed. It executes a file of commands (the "makefile") that identifies the files in the project and the tasks to be performed. Stemming from the Unix world, variations for Windows and other platforms have been developed. See build and Ant.
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There were also a couple of armed robberies in Abbadieh and Ghazir with thieves making away with US $: 700 in cash and LL: 360 Thousand when they held at gunpoint a doorkeeper and another apartment resident where they stole his wallet and personal documents.
Thieves targeted Celtic Brides in North Road, Cardiff, sometime overnight between Thursday, April 14 and Friday, April 15, making away with at least 27 Kelsey-Rose and Ebony Rose dresses worth between pounds 189 and pounds 230.
Four men punched and kicked Ecclestone to the ground, making away with jewellery worth pounds 200,000.
He was seen breaking the lock, entering the store and making away with more than 1,000 dollars.
Four men wearing dark coloured hoodies were seen prising open the coin section inside before making away with the cash.
The two vets prevented the would-be thief from making away with almost $10,000.
The suspect then searched his pockets, removing keys and a small amount of cash before making away towards Wakefield Road in the direction of Middle Road.
After asking his victims to change a bank note into smaller notes or coins the robber distracts his target before making away with the rest of their cash.