Meaning of “corrective” in the English Dictionary

"corrective" in American English

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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)

"corrective" in Business English

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correctivenoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈrektɪv/ us

something that improves something else:

corrective to sth This European report on the internet provides a corrective to the usual US-based views.

correctiveadjective

uk /kəˈrektɪv/ us

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)