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adjective fixed pronunciation in American English /fɪkst/
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  1. 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.

    1. b.
      a fixed idea or opinion does not change although it may be wrong

      My mother has fixed ideas about how to bring up children.

  2. 2
    something that is fixed is fastened in one position so that it does not move

    Make sure bookcases are securely fixed to the wall in case of earthquake.

  3. 3
    if something such as a game or election is fixed, it is dishonestly arranged so that it has the result that someone wants

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