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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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Fixers are not too distant from latter-day citizen journalism--which has become a key feature of foreign newsgathering today.
"We are currently developing a cross government transformation programme to drive forward improvements across children and young people's mental health and wellbeing and address many of the issues that Fixers raised.
Danny said: "People should vote for Fixers because they help young people to make a real difference to others.
According to Mutschke has revealed that it is true that fixers have already approached players and referees and the fix of choice would focus on the number of goals in a match.
With these inconveniences, some are forced to deal with fixers who charge exorbitant fees for their services.
Duterte said Guerrero should have fixers killed by soldiers if needed.
The Department of Foreign Affairs once again warned passport applicants not to deal with fixers who sell passport appointment slots.
Reality TV show Tattoo Fixers is back and they're looking for Teesside's "most shocking, outrageous and embarrassing tattoos" - plus their owners - to appear on the programme.
The trio specialise in transforming disasterpieces into masterpieces for the E4 show Tattoo Fixers on Holiday.
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.
Stephen, of Burntwood, Staffs, launched National Good Gestures Day through young people's charity Fixers four days before he died aged 19.
Danny Bowman, from Morpeth, Northumberland, worked with Fixers - a charity which supports young people to campaign on any issue that matters to them - to raise awareness of Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
The 20-year-old is now working with national charity Fixers to try to help people understand the complex neurological condition.
This gives fixers a field day without the eyes of the Indian investigating agencies on them.