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fix-up

fix-up
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fiks uhp]
    • /fɪks ʌp/
    • /fɪks ʌp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fiks uhp]
    • /fɪks ʌp/

Definition of fix-up word

  • noun fix-up repair; improvement: fix-ups that will make the house more salable. 1

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Origin of fix-up

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
1825-35, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase fix up

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fix-up

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fix-up popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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