fire fighting

fire fighting
'fire .fighting
n [U]
1.) the work of stopping fires burning
2.) BrE the actions that are taken to find out what has caused a sudden problem in an organization, machine etc, and to correct it

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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