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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.

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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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References in classic literature ?
"Oh, I meant to tell you yesterday, the harrows want repairing. Here it's time they got to work in the fields."
A short distance away lay his tiny flier, surrounded by the tools with which he had evidently been occupied in repairing some damage when surprised by the green warriors.
From installations to repairing older appliances for efficiency, you know you will always get the best appliance repair service from us," said Jacob.
While she is for the concept of repairing, because it means lesser trash ends up in the landfills, the price throws her off.
Because they gain the ability to make repairs with no disruption to operations, more and more pipeline operators are making these systems part of their pipeline integrity programs--for repairing corrosion, dents, and other defects in their steel-piping systems.