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fixed
American English: /fɪkst/
British English: /fɪkst/

Translation of fixed in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (unchanging)
    (price/rate/premium)
    (principles/position/view)
    a man of fixed ideas
    un hombre de ideas fijas
    of no fixed abode (Law)
    Example sentences
    • It is not for this column to enter the political debate over ID cards - the Government evidently has its own fixed view of their value, consultations notwithstanding.
    • We also want to send visitors who come up with a fixed view of Highlands culture away happy.
    • He was a consummate pragmatist, but he was guided by fixed views.
    1.2 (prearranged)
    (date/time)
    a fixed-term contract
    un contrato a plazo fijo
    a fixed-price contract
    un contrato a tanto alzado
    Example sentences
    • ‘With the markets having calmed down and with fixed rates fairly highly priced, borrowers are looking more at discounts or trackers,’ she said.
    • These mortgages are primarily priced at a fixed rate.
    • And some continental countries have still had house price booms despite fixed rates.
  • 2 (steady, unmoving)
    (gaze/attention)
    (smile/expression)
    Example sentences
    • As the tape finished, the light flicked back on again, leaving me staring at my own reflection once more, my fixed expression registering even more stunned shock than before.
    • But because Mia was their first child, they assumed the fixed expression on her face was normal for a newborn baby.
    • It is then that they noticed that his eyes have a fixed expression, then when they saw him open the book in hand and move his fingers across to read the Braille and laugh to himself.
  • 3 (provided with) [colloquial]how are you fixed for money/time/food?
    ¿qué tal andas or estás de dinero/tiempo/comida? [colloquial]
    my husband left me comfortably fixed for money
    mi marido me dejó en posición acomodada

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