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 (rĭ-pâr′măn′, -mən)
A man whose occupation is making repairs.


n, pl -men
(Professions) a man whose job it is to repair machines, appliances, etc


(rɪˈpɛərˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a person whose occupation is the making of repairs, readjustments, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repairman - a skilled worker whose job is to repair thingsrepairman - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
auto-mechanic, automobile mechanic, car-mechanic, grease monkey, mechanic - someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
handyman, odd-job man, jack of all trades - a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks
mender, repairer, fixer - a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
trouble shooter, troubleshooter - a worker whose job is to locate and fix sources of trouble (especially in mechanical devices)


[rɪˈpɛəmæn] N (repairmen (pl)) (US) → reparador m


(riˈpeə) verb
1. to mend; to make (something) that is damaged or has broken down work again; to restore to good condition. to repair a broken lock / torn jacket.
2. to put right or make up for. Nothing can repair the harm done by your foolish remarks.
1. (often in plural) the act of repairing something damaged or broken down. I put my car into the garage for repairs; The bridge is under repair.
2. a condition or state. The road is in bad repair; The house is in a good state of repair.
reˈpairable adjective
(negative unrepairable) able to be mended.
reparable (ˈrepərəbl) adjective
able to be put right.
ˌrepaˈration (repə-) noun
1. the act of making up for something wrong that has been done.
2. money paid for this purpose.
reˈpairman (-mӕn) noun
a man who repairs televisions etc.
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It sets out greater commercial independence for dealers, encourages the sale of different brands in the same garage, facilitates cross-border purchasing of new vehicles, obliges manufacturers to supply technical information which independent repairmen need to compete with certified repairmen, supervises the activities of certified repairmen to the benefit of consumers, etc.
My Japanese clients expect full service, which sometimes even includes contacting engineers and repairmen for them," Masubuchi explains.
He insisted that the firm's previous owners always sent two repairmen to risky areas in unmarked vans - but claimed when Endeva took over in 2001 they dropped both practices.
Rosary repairmen take "on the job of repairing all the broken rosaries of their parish, not this week and next week, but on and on and on," he said.