correto

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Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned word modified from the older correcto, borrowed from Latin correctus (improved, amended, correct), past participle of corrigere, conrigere (to make straight, make right, make better, improve, correct), from com- (together) + regere (to make straight, rule). Cf. also the Old Portuguese/Galician correyto, which may have been inherited.

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correto m (feminine singular correta, masculine plural corretos, feminine plural corretas, comparable)

  1. correct

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