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repair

v. to restore to former condition or in some contracts to operational soundness. Contracts should spell out the repairs to be made and what the final condition will be. Example: roof repairs should be more than a half-baked patching to temporarily halt leaking.

repair

noun adjustment, alteration, amelioration, betterment, correction, cure, fixing, improvement, melioration, mending, overhaul, patching, reanimation, reassembling, reconditioning, reconstruction, recovery, rectification, reform, reformation, rehabilitation, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, restoration, resurrection, retouching, revival
Associated concepts: duty to repair, failure to keep in repair, opportunity to make repairs

repair

verb adjust, ameliorate, amend, brush up, condition, correct, cure, darn, fix, improve, make better, make good, make improvements, meliorate, mend, patch, piece, put in order, put into shape, put right, readjust, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, rectify, redress, reficere, refit, reform, refresh, refurbish, rehabilitate, remedy, render better, renew, reparare, reshape, resurrect, retouch, retread, revamp, revive, right, service, tinker, touch up, vamp
Associated concepts: duty to repair
See also: change, correction, cure, emend, maintenance, meliorate, rectify, redress, reform, rehabilitate, rehabilitation, remedy, renew, renewal, renovate, reparation, restore, upkeep

repair

a new remedy open to consumers in the UK under regulations promulgated in 2002, where goods are supplied in breach of contract. The vendor has the choice to replace instead. This is additional to the traditional rules on breach of contract.
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He said he had recently been laid off as a property repairers but was planning to start a new job on March 5.
This is only a rough guide but a newly-qualified repairer would start at around pounds 14,000.
Thus began a weekly routine of calling in the shop for a progress report, and the repairer explaining the latest set-back.
A 10,000-square-foot addition has enabled the Bucket Shop, a Timmins-based manufacturer and repairer of excavation equipment, to expand not only its shop space, but its workforce, capabilities and coverage area.