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Noun: make-do
  1. Something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
    - makeshift, stopgap
Verb: make do
  1. Deal with reasonably well despite some difficulty; come to terms with
    "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day";
    - cope, get by, contend, grapple, deal, manage

Derived forms: make-dos, made do, makes do, making do

Type of: act, expedient, move