Hay 2 definiciones de repair en inglés:

repair1

Saltos de línea: re¦pair
Pronunciación: /rɪˈpɛː
 
/

verbo

[with object]

sustantivo

[mass noun] Volver al principio  
  • 1The action of repairing something: the truck was beyond repair [count noun]: the abandoned house they bought needs repairs
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    • Oil spills, petrochemical pollution, DDT, and toxic defoliants have rendered this appendix on the Caspian Sea's air, soil, and water almost beyond repair.
    • In other words, if Spitzer sinks one or two major health insurers, the entire U.S. health care system could take a major hit, and may possibly be pushed beyond repair, at least for several years.
    • While the lands also house the ruins of an earlier castle, previously home to the Blakes, one of the 14 ‘tribes’ of Galway, this structure is beyond repair.
    Sinónimos
    restoration, fixing (up), renovation, rebuilding, reconstruction; mending, servicing; improvement, adjustment
    archaic reparation
    irreparable, irreversible, past mending, irretrievable, hopeless, past hope, beyond hope, irremediable, irrecoverable, incurable, beyond cure; written off
  • 1.1 [count noun] A result of repairing something: a coat of French polish was brushed over the repair
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    • Advisers say they give a cushion to investors who may be cash-strapped at the beginning and may want the money to effect repairs on/or upgrade the property.
    • Admissions to Bantry House are not subject to Vat and the maintenance, which includes staff wages and repairs, can be offset against tax.
    • There is a robust replacement market or aftermarket, involving turbine repairs or rebuilding (not included in our discussion).
    Sinónimos
  • 1.2The relative physical condition of an object: the hospital is in a bad state of repair
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    • Usually, letting agreements provide that the tenant allows the landlord or his agent at all reasonable times to re-enter the premises to examine its condition and state of repair.
    • By having all of the information up front, potential buyers can quickly assess the condition and state of repair of the house without having to engage their own surveyor.
    • And just as one's friendships need to be kept in good repair, customer relationships can be maintained only through consistency.
    Sinónimos
    condition, working order, state, shape, form, fettle
    British informal nick

Derivativos

repairer

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In South Africa, we have formed an association for technicians and we go out to educate the public on the importance of taking their phones to right repairers who have right qualifications.
  • Both manufacturers and repairers alike must be guided by the law of trademarks.
  • Motor vehicle manufacturers cooperate with the selected dealers and repairers in order to provide specialised servicing for the product.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French reparer, from Latin reparare, from re- 'back' + parare 'make ready'.

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Hay 2 definiciones de repair en inglés:

repair2

Saltos de línea: re¦pair
Pronunciación: /rɪˈpɛː
 
/

verbo

[no object] (repair to) • formal or • humorous
  • Go to (a place), especially in company: we repaired to the tranquillity of a nearby cafe
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    • What kind of maniac, moreover, would deliberately ignite 20 pounds of explosives without first clearing the area by several city blocks at least (or in my case, repairing to our finished basement a block away)?
    • I did mix it up in those three weeks, though: the occasional sojourn in a hostel, then repairing to a restaurant with actual tablecloths for a meal with the parents.
    • Before repairing to a local hostelry for beer, cosmopolitans, odd conversation about the noise cotton wool makes and other such essential trivia.
    Sinónimos
    go to, adjourn to, head for, wend one's way to; retire to, withdraw to, retreat to; set off for, take off for, leave for, depart for
    formal remove to
    literary betake oneself to

sustantivo

[mass noun] archaic Volver al principio  
  • 1Frequent or habitual visiting of a place: she exhorted repair to the church
  • 1.1 [count noun] A place which is frequently visited or occupied: the repairs of wild beasts

Origen

Middle English: from Old French repairer, from late Latin repatriare 'return to one's country' (see repatriate).

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