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fix

verb [T]
 
 
/fɪks/
to repair something or solve a problem: They have fixed the bugs in the software. A restaurant would have 48 hours to fix the problem or the place could be shut down.
mainly UK ( also fix up) MEETINGS to arrange a time and place for an event such as a meeting: You should fix an appointment with your bank manager. I fixed up a meeting with this very powerful person at the BBC.fix a day/time/place (for sth) The court will fix another day for the hearing.
to agree on a price, level, etc. for something and keep it at that price or level: Customers can fix the amount they pay each month.fix sth at sth They fixed the rate of tax at 30%.
ECONOMICS to agree with other companies that you will all charge the same price for your products and not compete with each other: Steelmakers deny they fix prices.
(Definition of fix verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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