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Definition of remediation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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the process of improving something or correcting something that is wrong, especially changing or stopping damage to the environment or helping school students who are slower at learning than others remediation of contaminated soil
verb remediate something The problems need to be detected and remediated quickly. Plants can remediate contaminated soil. a course designed to remediate English and math skills
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: remediation