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Fix

To set the price of a good or service, especially by the collusion of two or more companies. For example, two railroad companies may agree to set an artificially high price for train tickets. If these companies control a sufficient market share of railroads, then customers have no choice but to pay the high prices. In general, price fixing is illegal, but some governments, especially in developing economies, both allow and encourage the practice. Neo-liberal economists consider price fixing an inefficient practice, and in the United States it is a criminal offense under the Sherman Act. See also: Antitrust.

fix

To set the price of a commodity. For example, commodity traders in London fix the price of gold on a daily basis.
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Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering: The Role of Fixers. (Routledge Research in Journalism).
Then demonstrate on a sheet of your own by painting lines or shapes of strong developer in some places, and by painting on some fixer (with a clean brush) in other places.
Considered by some to be the author's finest novel, The Fixer is the story of a Jewish handyman, or fixer, who discovers that there is no rational reason for human cruelty; he also learns that freedom requires constant vigilance.
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"Video footage of Magnolia's renovations of older homes appearing in several seasons of 'Fixer Upper' reviewed by EPA did not depict the lead-safe work practices normally required," said a statement issued Tuesday by the EPA, which found possible violations in 33 renovated properties.
He said the fixer is the husband of the former daughter-in-law of the President but did not name names.
On April 10, their new series, "Fixer Upper: Behind the Design" will officially premiere.
Elle vient egalement fixer la mission des differentes parties concernees par cette manifestation et cerner toutes les problematiques, reglementaires et organisationnelles pour mieux exploiter la rencontre d'envergure internationale dans la reussite du plan de developpement et la promotion de l'image de la Tunisie et de ses potentialites, selon un communique publie vendredi par le ministere du Developpement.
His friends chose Saturday for their fundraising event as it fell on National Good Gestures Day, a day Stephen and young people's charity Fixers founded in 2013.
Mutschke also said that it is possible that Wilson Raj Perumal, who is a known fixer currently in prison in Finland and who has admitted in his autobiography to fixing matches in the most recent World Cup qualifiers, might have associates attempting to fig games in Brazil.
Dans un entretien au journal Ekher Khaber ', publie ce mardi, le president de l'instance des elections(ISIE), Chafik Sarsar, a indique qu'on ne peut pas fixer le mois au cours duquel se tiendront les prochaines elections avant de decider si les deux scrutins presidentiel et legislatif seront simultanes ou separes.
Le groupe ministeriel pour le tourisme, cree sur ordre du Premier ministre, Dr Hecham Qandil, a tenu sa premiere reunion, sous la presidence du ministre du Tourisme Hecham Zzou, afin de fixer des programmes et des plans pour reanimer le tourisme en Egypte et regler les problemes qui obstruent le secteur touristique.