fixed


fixed
fixed
W3S3 [fıkst] adj
1.) [not before noun]
firmly fastened to a particular position
fixed to/in/on
a mirror fixed to the bathroom wall
2.) fixed times, amounts, meanings etc cannot be changed
= ↑set
The classes begin and end at fixed times.
fixed prices
My contract was for a fixed term of five years.
interest at 10%, fixed for 5 years
3.) have fixed ideas/opinions
to have very definite ideas or opinions that you will not change - often used to show disapproval
have fixed ideas/opinions about/on
He has very fixed ideas about how a wife should behave.
4.) how are you fixed for sth?
spoken used to ask someone how much of something they have, or to ask about an arrangement
How are you fixed for cash?
How are we fixed for Monday?
5.) a fixed smile, expression etc does not show any emotion or does not show how someone really feels
6.) be of/have no fixed abode/address
BrE law to not have a permanent place to live

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • fixed — [ fıkst ] adjective ** 1. ) something such as an amount, date, or time that is fixed has been agreed on and will not change: a fixed price The contract is for a fixed period of three years. The interest rate on the loan is fixed. a ) a fixed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fixed — I (securely placed) adjective anchored, certus, fast, fastened, firm, firmly established, firmly implanted, firmly seated, firmly set, immovable, irremovable, made fast, permanent, rendered stable, rigid, secure, set, solid, sound, stable,… …   Law dictionary

  • fixed — [fɪkst] adjective not movable or changeable: • Consumers spend a fixed amount on books regardless of price changes. • The option of converting gold at a fixed price had been cancelled. compare flexible * * * fixed UK US /fɪkst/ adjective ► a …   Financial and business terms

  • Fixed — Ремиксовый альбом Nine Inch Nails …   Википедия

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  • Fixed — may refer to:* Fixed (EP), sound recording by Nine Inch Nails * Fixed (typeface) * Fixed line telephone landline * Fixed point (mathematics) * Fixed, subjected to neutering See also * Fix * Fixer …   Wikipedia

  • Fixed — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fixed EP de Nine Inch Nails Publicación 7 de diciembre de 1992 Grabación Matrix, Londres …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fixed — est l album de remix du mini album Broken de Nine Inch Nails. Fixed signifie en anglais réparé, répondant donc au titre Broken (cassé). Le premier pressage du disque était limité à environ 60000 copies, mais face à son succès, le disque a été re… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fixed — [adj1] permanent, steady anchored, attached, established, fast, firm, hitched, hooked, immobile, immotile, immovable, located, locked, made fast, nailed*, quiet, rigid, rooted, secure, set, settled, situated, solid, stable, steadfast, stiff,… …   New thesaurus


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