correction

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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.
  6. (procedure word, military) a station's indication that previous information was incorrect and will continue with correct information from the last correct transmitted
    I have four T-80 tanks at grid Three-niner-niner-four-eight-eight, Correction: Grid Three niner-niner-four-eight-five. How copy? Over.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin corrēctiō, corrēctiōnem.

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Noun[edit]

correction f ‎(plural corrections)

  1. correction (all senses)
  2. propriety (quality of being proper or correct)

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