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fixer

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪksər; ˈfɪksə(r)/

Translation of fixer in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c [Photography/Fotografía] fijador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • If you have had your hands in any chemicals, especially fixer, wash them with soap and dry them well.
    • Subsequent treatment involves stop bath, fixer, wash, and wetting agent rinse, followed by sponging to remove surface silver deposit.
    • Before the real fun begins, discuss with the class the purpose of paper developer, stop bath, fixer and the water wash.
  • 2 countable/numerable (person) [slang/argot] amañador, (masculine, feminine), coyote (masculine and feminine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • In any case, conference arrangements fixers had enabled Labour's vociferous anti-war faction - and the union opposition to private sector involvement in the reform of public services - to get their retaliation in first.
    • What about the businesses, the companies, the legitimate American companies that are working with these handlers, these coyotes, these fixers and giving people jobs?
    • That night, a gaggle of reporters and political fixers were travelling on the then Vice President's private jet.

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