cor|rec|tion|al


cor|rec|tion|al
cor|rec|tion|al «kuh REHK shuh nuhl», adjective.
of or having to do with correction; corrective: »

a correctional institution for young delinquents.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cor|rec|tion — «kuh REHK shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of correcting or setting right; amendment: »The correction of all my mistakes took nearly an hour. 2. something put in place of an error or mistake; emendation: »Write in your corrections neatly. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • o|ver|cor|rec|tion — «OH vuhr kuh REHK shuhn», noun. 1. correction beyond the normal or necessary degree: »Tax increases contain certain risks above all, of the sort of overcorrection which initiates a recession instead of checking an inflation (Atlantic). 2. the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-cor|rec|tion — «SEHLF kuh REHK shuhn», noun. automatic correction of oneself or itself …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rup|tion — «kuh RUHP shuhn», noun. 1. a) the act of making, or the process of being made, evil or wicked: »the corruption of an honest man. SYNONYM(S): debasement. b) evil conduct; wickedness: »... corruption never has been compulsory (Robinson Jeffers).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor·rup·tion — /kəˈrʌpʃən/ noun, pl tions 1 [noncount] : dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers) There are rumors of widespread corruption in the city government. 2 : the act of corrupting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rec´tive|ly — cor|rec|tive «kuh REHK tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. tending to correct; setting right; making better: »Corrective exercises will make weak muscles strong. SYNONYM(S): remedial. –n. something that corrects or tends to correct: »Penalties are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rec|tive — «kuh REHK tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. tending to correct; setting right; making better: »Corrective exercises will make weak muscles strong. SYNONYM(S): remedial. –n. something that corrects or tends to correct: »Penalties are correctives of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rec|tor — «kuh REHK tuhr», noun. a person or thing that corrects …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|rup|tion|ist — «kuh RUHP shuh nihst», noun. a supporter or practicer of corruption, especially in the administration of public affairs …   Useful english dictionary


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