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English definition of “fixing”

fixing

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɪk.sɪŋ/ us  
dishonest activity to make certain that a competition, race, or election is won by a particular person: Seven jockeys were arrested and charged with race fixing. After several days of questioning, he admitted to match fixing.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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