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Definición de “correction” en inglés

correction

noun uk   /kəˈrek.ʃən/ us  

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 mass 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.

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)
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