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Borrowed from Old French correccion (French correction), from Latin corrēctiō.

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correction (countable and uncountable, 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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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin corrēctiō, corrēctiōnem.

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correction f (plural corrections)

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

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