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"I stand corrected" in American English

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I stand corrected

I ​admit that I said something that was not ​correct: I stand corrected – the ​company was ​founded in 1927, not 1926.
(Definition of I stand corrected from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"I stand corrected" in British English

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I stand corrected

formal used to ​admit that something you have said or done was ​wrong: I stand ​corrected - the ​date of ​foundation was 1411, and not 1412 as I had written.
(Definition of I stand corrected from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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