Meaning of “fixing” in the English Dictionary

"fixing" in Business English

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fixingnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈfɪksɪŋ/ us

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 opening price 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 disciplinary action.
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(Definition of “fixing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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