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correctiveadjective

 us   /kəˈrek·tɪv/ fml
intended to ​improve something or make it ​right: Corrective ​measures must be taken at ​once.
(Definition of corrective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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correctivenoun [C]

uk   us   /kəˈrektɪv/
something that ​improves something else: corrective to sth This ​Europeanreport on the ​internetprovides a corrective to the usual US-based views.

correctiveadjective

uk   us   /kəˈrektɪv/
intended to ​improve something: corrective measures/action When a problem arises, ​managers must take swift corrective ​action to ​limit the ​damage it might cause.
(Definition of corrective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corrective”
in Chinese (Simplified) 改正的,纠正的, (医疗)矫正的…
in Turkish düzeltici, geliştirici…
in Russian корригирующий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改正的,糾正的, (醫療)矯正的…
in Polish korekcyjny…
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