repairverb [ T ]uk /rɪˈpeər/ us /rɪˈper/
- It'll cost almost as much to repair it as it would to buy a new one.
- You should disconnect the power before attempting to repair electrical equipment.
- Your shoes will be repaired and ready for you to collect on Thursday.
- The drugs stimulate the damaged tissue into repairing itself.
- The car was damaged to such an extent that it couldn't be repaired.
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repairnoun [ C or U ]uk /rɪˈpeər/ us /rɪˈper/
- I've had to dip into my savings to pay for the repairs.
- There will be extensive repairs to the motorway.
- Following the repairs to the roof, church funds are now seriously depleted.
- The repairs to our car cost much more than we were expecting.
- The plumber made rather a bad job of the repairs.