English edit


That it should come [to this]!
But two months dead, nay, not so much, not two.
—Shakespeare, Hamlet 1.2.137-38

Etymology edit

From Latin corrēctiō. Doublet of correction.

Noun edit

correctio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) The amending of a statement just made by further detailing the meaning.

Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From correctus (corrected), itself from corrigo (I correct).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

corrēctiō f (genitive corrēctiōnis); third declension

  1. correction, amendment
  2. (Eccl Latin) support, foundation
    iustítia, et iudícium corréctio sedis eius. (Psalm 97(96)) "Justice and Judgement are the foundation of his throne."

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative corrēctiō corrēctiōnēs
Genitive corrēctiōnis corrēctiōnum
Dative corrēctiōnī corrēctiōnibus
Accusative corrēctiōnem corrēctiōnēs
Ablative corrēctiōne corrēctiōnibus
Vocative corrēctiō corrēctiōnēs

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