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noun fix pronunciation in British English /fɪks/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that solves a problem or corrects a mistake
    a quick fix (=a fast solution but one that is usually only temporary):

    We need a long-term solution, not just a quick fix.

  2. 2
    [singular] informal a difficult situation or a big problem

    I can get you out of this fix.

    in a fix:

    We’re all in the same fix.

  3. 3
    [singular] an amount of a drug that someone feels they need to take regularly

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