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Definition of 'correction'


  1. the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
       Synonyms: rectification
  2. a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
       Synonyms: fudge factor
  3. something substituted for an error
  4. a rebuke for making a mistake
       Synonyms: chastening chastisement
  5. a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; "market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
  6. the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
       Synonyms: discipline
  7. treatment of a specific defect; "the correction of his vision with eye glasses"

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