fixing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fixingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪk.sɪŋ/
dishonestactivity to make ​certain that a ​competition, ​race, or ​election is ​won by a ​particularperson: Seven ​jockeys were ​arrested and ​charged with ​race fixing. After several ​days of ​questioning, he ​admitted to ​match fixing.
(Definition of fixing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fixingnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪksɪŋ/
FINANCE the ​process of setting the ​price of something, especially ​gold, according to ​supply and ​demand: At the ​start of each fixing, the ​chairman of the ​gold fixing ​board announces an ​openingprice to the other four ​members.


dishonest ​activity to make ​certain that a ​competition, race, or ​election is ​won by a particular ​person, ​organization, etc.: game-fixing/grade-fixing/match-fixing The ​board will continue its ​investigation with a view to ​determining whether ​evidence exists in relation to ​betting and match-fixing which might justify ​disciplinaryaction.
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