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fixingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɪk.sɪŋ/ us   /ˈfɪk.sɪŋ/
dishonest activity to make certain that a competition, race, or election is won by a particular person: Seven jockeys were arrested and charged with race fixing. After several days of questioning, he admitted to match fixing.
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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.

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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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