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rectify

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈrek.tɪ.faɪ/

rectify verb [T] (CORRECT)

C1 formal to correct something or make something right: I am determined to take whatever action is necessary to rectify the situation. Every effort is made to rectify any errors/mistakes before the book is printed.

rectify verb [T] (MAKE PURE)

specialized chemistry to make a substance pure

rectify verb [T] (ELECTRIC CURRENT)

specialized electronics to change an electrical current from AC to DC
rectification
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌrek.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ formal
Translations of “rectify”
in Vietnamese chỉnh cho bằng…
in Spanish rectificar…
in Thai ทำให้ถูกต้อง…
in Malaysian memperbetulkan…
in French rectifier…
in German berichtigen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改正, 糾正, 矯正…
in Indonesian mengoreksi…
in Russian исправлять, налаживать…
in Turkish doğrultmak, düzeltmek, ...ı/i gidermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改正, 纠正, 矫正…
in Polish naprawiać…
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