Definition of correction noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    correction

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    NAmE//kəˈrɛkʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a change that makes something more accurate than it was before I've made a few small corrections to your report. The paper had to publish a correction to the story.
  2. 2[uncountable] the act or process of correcting something There are some programming errors that need correction.
  3. 3[uncountable] (old-fashioned) punishment the correction of young offenders
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