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The makeshift school day takes place at Mathnasium, Sylvan Learning, or Code Ninja locations, with supplemental activities available between classes.
THE BEST BACK-TO-SCHOOL BENEFITS COMPANIES ARE OFFERING THEIR EMPLOYEESEHINCHLIFFESEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
The gym, usually a hub for basketball, badminton, and volleyball leagues, as well as pickup games, has become a makeshift testing center.
HONG KONG’S CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING HAS BECOME A BAROMETER OF PUBLIC TRUSTEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
You can sit the phone open and facing you like a laptop to enable a makeshift two-display setup.
SMALL UPGRADES COULD MAKE FOR BIG IMPROVEMENTS IN SAMSUNG’S LATEST FOLDING SMARTPHONESTAN HORACZEKSEPTEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
To accommodate the influx of patients, Ochsner was converting operating rooms into makeshift intensive care units.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Faulconer’s office announced Tuesday that the city and nonprofit Alpha Project have begun moving homeless families into a makeshift shelter in South Bay.
MORNING REPORT: 3 BODY CAMERAS, NO FOOTAGEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That’s likely because the rural poor are using the money as makeshift insurance policies against inclement weather, Ferraro says.
HOW GIVING CASH TO POOR FAMILIES MAY ALSO SAVE TREES IN INDONESIAMEGAN SEVERJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The Roman soldiers crossed across this makeshift bridge, and directly boarded the enemy ship.
KNOW YOUR HISTORICAL WARSHIPS: FROM 7TH CENTURY BC – 17TH CENTURY ADDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 4, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Though to a certain extent useful when no better means of control is provided, this is but a makeshift.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
He slouched wordlessly into the room, hands thrust deep in the pockets of a makeshift jacket.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
No native takes any part in the preaching on the station, except in extreme cases, when it is regarded as a makeshift.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
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WORDS RELATED TO MAKESHIFT

  • Band-Aid
  • expediency
  • expedient
  • improvisation
  • makeshift
  • pis aller
  • recourse
  • refuge
  • resort
  • resource
  • shift
  • substitute
  • temporary expedient
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