correction

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French correccion (French correction), from Latin corrēctiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈɹɛkʃən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cor‧rec‧tion
  • Rhymes: -ɛkʃən

Noun[edit]

correction (plural corrections)

  1. The act of correcting.
  2. A substitution for an error or mistake.
  3. Punishment that is intended to rehabilitate an offender.
  4. An amount or quantity of something added or subtracted so as to correct.
  5. A decline in a stock market price after a large rise.

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correction f (plural corrections)

  1. correction