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English definition of “correct”

correct

adjective  /kəˈrekt/ us  
in agreement with the true facts or with a generally accepted standard: It’s your responsibility to see that your tax return is correct. Do you have the correct time? "Did you testify that you recognized this man?" "That’s correct."
correctly
adverb  /kəˈrekt·li/ us  
Have I pronounced your name correctly?
correctness
noun [U]  /kəˈrekt·nəs/ us  

correct

verb [T]  /kəˈrekt/ us  
to show or fix what is wrong; make right: He knew she was mistaken but made no effort to correct her. It is the policy of this newspaper to correct errors of fact that appear in its news columns. Doctors can now use laser surgery to correct certain eye problems.
(Definition of correct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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