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1.General: Restoration of a broken, damaged, or failed device, equipment, part, or property to an acceptable operating or usable condition or state. See also beyond economic repair, major repair, normal repair, and repairability.
2.Quality control: Action taken on a non-conforming product so that it fulfills its designed (intended) function, whether or not conforming to the original specifications.

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  • The old bridge going from Newport, KY to Cincinnati, OH is in so much need of repair that President Obama came to speak about it.

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  • When the pictures of him frolicking nude on a French beach with Bernie Madoff surfaced, Bob knew his reputation, and that of his company, was completely beyond repair.

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  • You should always make sure that you get any repair needed done as soon as possible to get back running quickly.

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