correctie

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Etymology[edit]

From French correction, from Latin correctio, from corrigere 'to correct, rectify', itself from com- (intensifying prefix, a form of con-) + regere "to lead straight, rule" (from a Proto-Indo-European base *reg- "to move in a straight line; direct, rule, guide"): correct +‎ -ie

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cor‧rec‧tie

Noun[edit]

correctie f (plural correcties, diminutive correctietje n)

  1. A correction, rectification
  2. The action or process of correcting
  3. A punishment, sanction
  4. (metonymically) A penal facility, notably a military stockade; house of correction

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