correctio

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English[edit]

Examples

That it should come [to this]!
But two months dead, nay, not so much, not two.
—Shakespeare, Hamlet 1.2.137-38

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corrēctiō

Noun[edit]

correctio (usually uncountable, plural ?)

  1. (rhetoric) The amending of a statement just made by further detailing the meaning.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

corrēctiō f (genitive corrēctiōnis); third declension

  1. correction, amendment

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative corrēctiō corrēctiōnēs
genitive corrēctiōnis corrēctiōnum
dative corrēctiōnī corrēctiōnibus
accusative corrēctiōnem corrēctiōnēs
ablative corrēctiōne corrēctiōnibus
vocative corrēctiō corrēctiōnēs

Descendants[edit]