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"correction" in British English

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correctionnoun

uk   /kəˈrek.ʃən/ 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 huge number 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 behaviour
corrections [plural] US formal
the set of methods available for punishing and treating people who have committed crimes: a corrections officer
(Definition of correction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"correction" in American English

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correctionnoun [C/U]

us   /kəˈrek·ʃən/
a change to make something right or correct, or the act of making such changes: [C] I made a number of corrections to the manuscript. [U] Several errors in this report need correction.
(Definition of correction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"correction" in Business English

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correctionnoun [C or U]

uk   /kəˈrekʃən/ us  
also market correction FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a change in the prices in a financial market, especially when they go down after a period when they have been too high in relation to the real situation in companies, the economy, etc.: It looks like last week's correction is over and prices are going to go higher.
the fact of making something, for example an amount or a calculation, more accurate: correction to sth No corrections to these figures will be allowed once the form has been submitted.
(Definition of correction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “correction”
in Arabic تَصْحيح…
in Korean 정정…
in Portuguese correção…
in Catalan correcció…
in Japanese 訂正…
in Chinese (Simplified) 更正, 改正, 修改…
in Turkish düzeltme…
in Russian исправление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 更正, 改正, 修改…
in Italian correzione…
in Polish poprawka, poprawa…
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“correction” in British English

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