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"fixture" in British English

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fixturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɪks.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/

fixture noun [C] (FIXED OBJECT)

a ​permanentlyfixedpiece of ​furniture in a ​house, such as a ​bath, that would not be taken by someone when ​moving to a new ​home: All fixtures and ​fittings are ​included in the ​houseprice.figurative They've been together so ​long he's ​become a ​permanent fixture in her ​life.
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fixture noun [C] (SPORTS EVENT)

UK a ​day and usually a ​timeagreed for a ​sportsevent: Next season's fixtures will be ​published early next ​month.
(Definition of fixture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fixture" in American English

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fixturenoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɪks·tʃər/
a ​piece of ​equipment that ​staysattached to a ​house or other ​building: a ​light fixture bathroom fixtures fig. He ​became a fixture (= a ​regularfeature) on ​television in the 1980s.
(Definition of fixture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fixture" in Business English

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fixturenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfɪkstʃər/
PROPERTY something in a ​house that is permanently ​fixed, such as bathroom ​equipment, and that is not taken by someone when they ​move to a new ​home: All fixtures and ​fittings are ​included in the ​houseprice.
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(Definition of fixture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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