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 (rĭ-pâr′măn′, -mən)
A man whose occupation is making repairs.
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n, pl -men
(Professions) a man whose job it is to repair machines, appliances, etc
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(rɪˈpɛərˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a person whose occupation is the making of repairs, readjustments, etc.
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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)
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[rɪˈpɛəmæn] N (repairmen (pl)) (US) → reparador m
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(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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