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Definition of repair noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[countable, uncountable]
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  •  an act of repairing something They agreed to pay the costs of any repairs. I took my bike in for repair. The building was in need of repair. a TV repair shop The car was damaged beyond repair (= it was too badly damaged to be repaired). The hotel is currently under repair (= being repaired). The bridge will remain closed until essential repair work has been carried out.
  • Idioms
    in good, bad, etc. repair, in a good, bad, etc. state of repair (formal)
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    in good, etc. condition The house is not in good repair.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: repair

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