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correction

noun uk   us   /kəˈrek.ʃən/

correction noun (CHANGE)

B1 [C or U] a change made to something in order to correct or improve it, or the action of making such a change: She was disappointed to see her essay returned with a mass of corrections in red ink. [C or U] specialized (also market correction) finance & economics a change in prices in a financial market, especially when they go down after a period of being too high in relation to the real situation in a company, the economy, etc.: It looks like last week's correction is over and prices are going to go higher.
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correction noun (PUNISHMENT)

[U] old-fashioned punishment of a type that is intended to improve bad behaviourcorrections [plural] US formal the set of methods available for punishing and treating people who have committed crimes: a corrections officer
Translations of “correction”
in Korean 정정…
in Arabic تَصْحيح…
in Portuguese correção…
in Catalan correcció…
in Japanese 訂正…
in Italian correzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 更正, 改正, 修改…
in Russian исправление…
in Turkish düzeltme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 更正, 改正, 修改…
in Polish poprawka, poprawa…
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