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man·made

or man-made  (măn′mād′)
adj.
Made by humans rather than occurring in nature; artificial or synthetic: a man-made lake; manmade fibers. See Usage Note at man.

man-made

adj
made or produced by man; artificial

man′-made′



adj.
produced, formed, or made by humans; not resulting from natural processes.
[1710–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.man-made - not of natural originman-made - not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
artificial, unreal - contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"

man-made

adjective artificial, manufactured, plastic (slang), mock, synthetic, ersatz a variety of materials, both natural and man-made
Translations

man-made

[ˈmænˈmeɪd] ADJ [material] → sintético, artificial; [lake, island, environment] → artificial; [gas, chemical] → producido por el hombre
man-made fibresfibras fpl sintéticas
man-made disasters such as Chernobyldesastres provocados por el hombre como Chernobyl

man-made

adj
(= artificial)künstlich; man-made fibres (Brit) or fibers (US) → Kunstfasern pl, → synthetische Fasern pl; man-made leather/silkKunstleder nt/-seide f
(= caused by man) disaster, pollutionvom Menschen verursacht; world, environment, lawsvom Menschen geschaffen

man-made

[ˈmænˌmeɪd] adjartificiale, sintetico/a

man

(mӕn) plural men (men) noun
1. an adult male human being. Hundreds of men, women and children; a four-man team.
2. human beings taken as a whole; the human race. the development of man.
3. obviously masculine male person. He's independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
4. a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone. Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!
5. an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer. officers and men.
6. a piece used in playing chess or draughts. I took three of his men in one move.
verbpast tense, past participle manned
to supply with men (especially soldiers). The colonel manned the guns with soldiers from our regiment.
-man (-mən) , (-mӕn) a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, *milkman, *chairman
etc.
ˈmanhood noun
1. (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc. He died before he reached manhood.
2. manly qualities. He took her refusal to marry him as an insult to his manhood.
manˈkind noun
the human race as a whole. He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
ˈmanly adjective
having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc. He is strong and manly.
ˈmanliness noun
manned adjective
supplied with men. a manned spacecraft.
ˈman-eating adjective
which will eat people. a man-eating tiger.
ˈman-eater noun
manˈhandle verb
1. to move, carry etc by hand. When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.
2. to treat roughly. You'll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
ˈmanhole noun
a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.
ˌman-ˈmade adjective
made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means. a man-made lake.
ˈmanpower noun
the number of people available for employment etc. There's a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
ˈmanservantplural ˈmenservants noun
a male servant (especially one employed as a valet). He has only one manservant.
ˈmansize(d) adjective
of a size suitable for a man; large. a mansized breakfast.
ˈmanslaughter noun
the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so. He was found guilty of manslaughter.
ˈmenfolk noun plural
male people, especially male relatives. The wives accompanied their menfolk.
ˈmenswear (ˈmenz-) noun
clothing for men. Do you sell menswear?
as one man
simultaneously; together. They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street
the ordinary, typical, average man. The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters
a writer and/or scholar. Shakespeare was perhaps Britain's greatest man of letters.
man of the world
a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things. You can speak freely – we're all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly: They talked man to man about their problems; adjective (etc)
a man-to-man discussion.
to a man
every one, without exception. They voted to a man to accept the proposal.

man-made

مِنْ صُنْعِ الْإِنْسَان syntetický menneskeskabt künstlich τεχνητός artificial teko- synthétique umjetan artificiale 人造の 인공의 kunstmatig kunstig wytworzony przez człowieka artificial искусственный människotillverkad ซึ่งสร้างขึ้นมา sentetik nhân tạo 人造的
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