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right

verb [T]
 
 
/raɪt/
to put something back in a vertical position, or to return to a vertical position: [often reflexive] The boat righted itself and I rowed us back to the shore.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
right a wrong to do something good to make an unfair situation seem better: How can we right the wrongs of the past?Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
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