repair

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
repair

Third-person singular
repairs

Past tense
repaired

Past participle
repaired

Present participle
repairing

Men repairing an engine
  1. (transitive) If something is broken or damaged and you repair it, it's not broken anymore.
    And workmen were out repairing damage to the lights from last night's wind.


Noun[change]

Singular
repair

Plural
repairs

  1. (uncountable) A repair is something you do to something to fix it.
    Last night the car wouldn't start, so this morning I took it in for repairs.

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