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correction

cor·rec·tion

correction

 
 
pronunciation:
k rek shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of correcting.
synonyms:
adjustment, emending, modification, rectification
similar words:
amendment, editing, perfecting, reparation
definition 2: something accurate substituted for something that is erroneous.
similar words:
adjustment, alteration, amendment, change, improvement, modification, redress, remedy
definition 3: punishment in the interest of improvement.
synonyms:
discipline
similar words:
punishment, reprimand
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derivation: correctional (adj.)