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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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The couple of milligrams contained in a light bulb represents significantly less of the element than you'd find in a thermometer or the amalgam for tooth repair once favored by dentists.
Bartlett (Kings College) and Brunton (Manchester University) offer their advice and guidelines for addressing some cosmetic aspects of tooth repair and solving common aesthetic dilemmas in clinical practice.
When saliva also has fluoride in it, the tooth repair is stronger.