fixed fixed  /ˈfɪkst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value
  2. (adj) fixed and unmoving
  3. (adj) securely placed or fastened or set
  4. (adj) incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g.

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Usage(s):

  1. You're not a good ARM candidate if you live on a fixed income, and anyone planning to stay put for 10 or more years should lock in a fixed rate now.
  2. A fixed price above cost has proved a lifesaver to more than one inefficient producer.
  3. When your fixed income is $942 a month, an extra $30 here and there makes a big difference.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Fixed Voice over Internet Protocol Service Market in Europe 2012-2016 - Market Size and Forecast ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Fixed Voice over Internet Protocol Service Market in Eu
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Discover Announces Lower Fixed Interest Rates on All New Student Loans

    Discover Student Loans, one of the largest providers of private student loans in the country, has lowered interest rates on fixed rate student loans for undergraduate, graduate and
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Spike 50 Basis Points, Highest Levels Since July 2011; Current Rate is 4.38%, According ...

    SEATTLE -- The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgage Marketplace is currently 4.38 percent, up fifty basis points from 3.88 percent at this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate hovered ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "With eyes firmly fixed on the future, in the spirit of unity, with the goal of victory, with faith in our party and our country, let's declare together in one voice right here right now that Barack Obama is our candidate and he will be our...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: The Age

  2. "Again and again, I've worked with members of both parties to fix problems that need to be fixed," McCain said, speaking in confident and measured tones. "That's how I will govern as president. I will reach out my hand to anyone to help me...
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: John McCain Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "Medicare is already in trouble. The program needs to be fixed, not raided to create another new government program," said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: FOXNews

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