Translation of makeshift in Spanish:


provisional, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmeɪkʃɪft//ˈmeɪkˌʃɪft/


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    (repair/arrangement) provisional
    (arrangement/repair) provisorio South America
    (bed) improvisado
    • They were unloading RPG launchers and reinforcing a series of makeshift bunkers on Thursday.
    • On this makeshift stage women showed you their chuffs for a quid.
    • Men used their Afghan shawls as makeshift ropes to scale the stadium's walls.
    • Taylor endured primitive living conditions and long marches between an endless series of makeshift camps.
    • I sat on the end of his makeshift bed and we talked about his life, family, and fishing.
    • Several of the pairs had to do push-ups on makeshift courts for losing points.
    • Sometimes the hostels are full and homeless women are given makeshift beds, she said.
    • On the way you pass through the sprawl of makeshift dwellings that are home to tens of thousands of squatters.
    • Victoria laid the fragile child in her arms on the hard wooden bench they used as a makeshift bed.
    • So makeshift solutions were invented, revived and refined to get back a certain air of balance.
    • Carers often find their own solutions from locked doors to makeshift alarms to constant surveillance.
    • About 109,000 people are living in makeshift shelters made from blue and white plastic sheeting.
    • All over town, he says, kids would be hitting golf balls, sometimes with makeshift clubs.
    • We stayed there in the mountains eating what we could find, while living in makeshift shelters.
    • The looters are using makeshift boats made of pieces of styrofoam to access.
    • The children looked at her dully as they used the legs of the gates as makeshift soccer goals.
    • Perhaps a few stone-aged Ciboney reached the island on makeshift rafts of floating logs.
    • Dark Days charts several years in the lives of the homeless who live in makeshift shacks in the New York underground system.
    • Today, the home is also falling into disrepair, with junk and makeshift sheds littering the massive garden.
    • So gone are the days when cruise travelers had to made do with makeshift facilities.


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    arreglo provisional masculine
    arreglo provisorio masculine South America