what is difference between fixing and reparation
- (modal verb): fina, finna
- IPA(key): /ˈfɪksɪŋ/
fixing (plural fixings)
- The act of subverting (fixing) a vote.
- (Britain, usually in the plural) Something to aid attachment during construction (screws, wall plugs, etc)
- See fixings.
- present participle of fix
- (Southern US, slang, with infinitive) Going; preparing; ready. Only used in fixing to.
- (going): about, fitting
- going to
Borrowed from Latin reparatio, reparationis.
- IPA(key): /ˌɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
reparation (countable and uncountable, plural reparations)
- (usually in the plural) A payment of time, effort or money to compensate for past transgression(s).
- I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able.
- (archaic) The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired.
- the reparation of a bridge or of a highway
- 1791, James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
- The church at Lichfield, in which we had a seat, wanted reparation, so I was to go and find a seat in other churches; and having bad eyes, and being awkward about this, I used to go and read in the fields on Sunday.
- (a payment): restitution, compensation, amends, satisfaction
- (a renewing): restoration, repair
- war reparations
- Praetorian, Prætorian, praetorian, prætorian
reparera + -tion
- a repair (mending something broken)
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