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fik sing

  • n  the act of putting something in working order again
  • n  restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
  • n  the sterilization of an animal
  • n  (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body
  • v  restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
  • v  cause to be firmly attached
  • v  decide upon or fix definitely
  • v  prepare for eating by applying heat
  • v  take vengeance on or get even
  • v  set or place definitely
  • v  kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
  • v  make fixed, stable or stationary
  • v  make infertile
  • v  influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
  • v  put (something somewhere) firmly
  • v  make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

  • Rumors of match-fixing have been circulating for years, and the stories proliferated in the 1990s as the fast-paced, one-day version of the game made it .
News & Articles

  • Apple E-Book Price Fixing Testimony: Eddy Cue Admits That Prices Increased After iBookstore Debuted
    The Apple e-Book pricing fixing lawsuit is currently underway and on Thursday morning Vice President for Internet software and services, Eddy Cue, testified about the company’s part in allegedly increasing the cost of e-book sales. The Department of Justice is suing Apple for what it sees as an antitrust maneuver conducted by the tech giant. Eddy Cue [...] Apple E-Book Price Fixing Testimony ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • Soccer-Swedish club reports itself to police over match-fixing suspicions
    STOCKHOLM, June 13 - Swedish fourth-tier side Syrianska Kerburan have taken the unusual step of reporting themselves to police over suspicions of match-fixing, according to a club statement. Bookmakers stopped taking money on Syrianska's home league game against Kvarnshedens IK after large bets were placed on the away side. Syrianska lost the tie 5-1. The club said they took the "unanimous ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Apple exec Eddy Cue denies price-fixing allegations at NY e-books trial
    NEW YORK — A top Apple Inc. executive described as Steve Jobs' right-hand man took the witness stand at a Manhattan price-fixing trial and denied scheming with major book publishers to drive up the cost of electronic books.
    June 13, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Quotes

  • John Higgins in Telegraph.co.uk
    In a statement, Higgins said: "Can I say that I have never been involved in any form of snooker match-fixing. In my 18 years playing professional snooker I have never deliberately missed a shot, never mind intentionally lost a frame or a match. In...
  • President Bush in Macon Area Online
    You're fixing to see what they call a fiscal showdown in Washington,Bush told an audience of business people in Rogers, Arkansas.
  • Barack Obama in guardian.co.uk
    If we are going to help families, save businesses, and improve the long-term economic health of our nation, we must realize that fixing what's wrong with our health care system is no longer just a moral imperative, but a fiscal imperative,...

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