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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.
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fixer

n. a lawyer. (Underworld.) Mooshoo’s fixer didn’t show up in court.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The book lacks an historical section of how the profession of the fixer evolved over the decades.
Le president de l'Anc, Mustapha Ben Jfar, avait souligne, mercredi dernier, la necessite de fixer la date des elections avant le 23 juin 2014, date du demarrage de l'inscription des electeurs.
In addition to Sun-Times staffer Zimmerman, "Team Fixer" includes Mike Nolan of the SouthtownStar in south suburban Chicago, Piet Levy of the Post-Tribune in Gary, Indiana, and Liza Roche of Sun-Times Media Group's Pioneer Press chain of weeklies.
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Indeed, In fixer Chao the 33-year-old Ong, one of the youngest-ever recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship, retains all the merciless wit of his celebrated plays.
Fixer, The Novel by Malamud, Bernard, published in 1966.
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Do not call him fixer because he cannot fix anything.
For five seasons, Chip and Joanna Gaines were the darlings of HGTV with their popular home-improvement show "Fixer Upper." It turns out the Environmental Protection Agency was watching, too.
Roque also warned the judiciary against a fixer who is allegedly using the first family to influence the outcome of cases.
"Fixer Upper" is coming to an end Tuesday night, but this is just the beginning of some exciting new projects for Chip and Joanna Gaines.
Tess becomes something of a fixer herself within the school and, ultimately, in the political arena so skillfully manipulated by her sister.
| If you are interested in |becoming a fixer, visit http://www.fixers.org.uk/for more information.