quick fix


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quick fix

n. Informal
An easy and quick repair or remedy, especially a hastily contrived remedy that alleviates a problem only for the time being.
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quick′ fix′


n.
an expedient temporary solution, esp. one that merely postpones coping with an overall problem.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quick fix - hurried repairquick fix - hurried repair      
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
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Translations

quick fix

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