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corrective

adjective uk   us   /kəˈrek.tɪv/
intended to improve a situation: corrective measures/action used to refer to something that is intended to cure a medical condition: corrective surgery

corrective

noun [C] uk   us   /kəˈrek.tɪv/
something that improves a situation: This European report on the internet provides a corrective to the usual US-based views.
Translations of “corrective”
in Chinese (Traditional) 改正的,糾正的, (醫療)矯正的…
in Russian корригирующий…
in Turkish düzeltici, geliştirici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改正的,纠正的, (医疗)矫正的…
in Polish korekcyjny…
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