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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; Treatment of a specific defect; The act of punishing; A drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; Something substituted for an error.

Usage examples (27)
  • correction does much, but encouragement does more.
  • Market runups are invariably followed by a correction
  • The correction of his vision with eye glasses
  • This current "correction" is perhaps the last chance to get a bargain in gold and silver. for more
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