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re·pair 1

v. re·paired, re·pair·ing, re·pairs
1. To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix: repaired the broken watch.
2. To set right; remedy: repair an oversight.
3. To restore or renew: repair the immune system.
4. To make up for or compensate for (a loss or wrong, for example).
To make repairs.
a. The work, act, or process of repairing.
b. often repairs An instance or a result of repairing: The accident resulted in a costly repair to the car. My bike is in the shop for repairs.
a. The state of being fit for use: The furnace is out of repair.
b. General condition after use or repairing: in good repair.

[Middle English reparen, repairen, from Old French reparer, from Latin reparāre : re-, re- + parāre, to prepare, put in order; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

re·pair′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·pair′a·ble adj.
re·pair′a·bly adv.
re·pair′er n.

re·pair 2

intr.v. re·paired, re·pair·ing, re·pairs
1. To betake oneself; go: repair to the dining room.
2. To go frequently or habitually: repairs to the restaurant every week.
n. Archaic
1. An act of going or sojourning: our annual repair to the mountains.
2. A place to which one goes frequently or habitually; a haunt.

[Middle English repairen, to return, from Old French repairier, from Late Latin repatriāre, to return to one's country; see repatriate.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repairer - a skilled worker who mends or repairs things
darner - a person who mends by darning
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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[rɪˈpɛərəʳ] Nreparador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


n watch/shoe repairerUhr-/Schuhmacher(in) m(f)
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[rɪˈpɛərəʳ] nriparatore/trice
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I might land the launch over to some boat-builder or repairer, with directions to make a trifling change in her.
Mr Gikendi, who filed the petition on March 27, has named the Attorney-General, the Insurance Regulatory Authority and the Kenya Motor Repairer Association as respondents.Recently, insurance companies under the very watch of the respondent have overstretched their mandate beyond the permissible limit and adopted a scheme of controlling the repair process through dictating which spare parts repairers should use and or where to source for the parts.
Cardiff watch repairer John Sargent has been remembered for his love of competitions and was an avid Cardiff City football fan
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So how do carriers and collision repairers take a negative event, like an auto accident, and help make the final outcome one where the customer is not only happy with the repair of their vehicle, but is willing to share with others just how well the experience with the carrier and the collision repairer exceeded their expectations?
As a shoe repairer, key tasks would include replacing worn-out soles and heels, carrying out more complicated repairs, such as renewing stitching and welts, and building up heels and soles.
The group's accident repair centre at the Eslington Park dealership in Gateshead, has been presented with the Approved Network Repairer Award from ersonal and commercial lines insurer Covea Insurance.
The centre, based at the group's Cargo Fleet Lane dealership, has been presented with the Approved Network Repairer Award from motor and household insurance provider, Covea.
A mobile training team from Fort Lee, Virginia, spent a month at Fort Hood, Texas, preparing artillery repairers for their new military occupational specialty of (MOS) 91F (small arms/towed artillery repairer).
WATCH and clock repairer Sammy Sayer has called time on a family business which has been operating in Bedworth town centre for 60 years.
It follows potential changes in legislation in Europe that could drive all repair work into vehicle manufacturers' franchised dealerships and away from the independent repairer.