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fixer

slang One tasked with handling and alleviating problems for someone, often illicitly. It came out later that the publisher scuttled the scandalous story after being paid off by the CEO's fixer.

fixer

n. a lawyer. (Underworld.) Mooshoo’s fixer didn’t show up in court.
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Emphasising that the global governing body of cricket has made a good progress in unearthing the details, Marshall stated, "We are aware that there is a second documentary in the offing, this time based on historical recordings between a fixer, suspected to be Munawar and bookies in India.
La seance de ce vendredi du Dialogue national se penchera sur la question de la concomitance ou non des elections presidentielle et legislatives, a declare le president du bureau politique du mouvement Ennahdha, Ameur Larayedh, formant l'espoir de parvenir a un accord afin d'aider l'Assemblee nationale constituante (ANC) a fixer une date a ces elections, conformement aux dispositions de la constitution '.
Working as a fixer - a national scheme helping 16 to 25-year-olds changes things for the better - he has made a short film showing the effect unemployment has on the minds and well-being of young people.