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English definition of “repair”

repair

verb [T]     /rɪˈpeər/ US  /-ˈper/
A2 to put something that is damaged, broken, or not working correctly, back into good condition or make it work again: to repair (the surface of) the road to repair a roof after a storm The garage said the car was so old it wasn't worth repairing. I really must get my bike repaired this weekend.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling C2 If you repair something wrong or harmful that has been done, you do something to make it right: to repair a broken friendship Is it too late to repair the damage we have done to our planet?Making things betterBecoming better
(Definition of repair verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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