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Noun
/kəˈrekSHən/,
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corrections, plural;
  1. The action or process of correcting something
    • - I checked the typing for errors and sent it back for correction
  2. A change that rectifies an error or inaccuracy
    • - he made a few corrections to my homework
  3. Used to introduce an amended version of something one has just said
    • - after today—correction, she thought grimly, after tonight—she'd never see him again
  4. A quantity adjusting a numerical result to allow for a departure from standard conditions

  5. A temporary reversal in an overall trend of stock market prices, esp. a brief fall during an overall increase
    • - they're still looking for the market to go up and believe we are just going through a correction
  6. Punishment, esp. that of criminals in prison intended to rectify their behavior


  1. the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
  2. a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
  3. something substituted for an error
  4. a rebuke for making a mistake
  5. a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; "market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
  6. discipline: the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
  7. A correction in a newspaper is usually the posting of the notice of a typographical error or mistake that appeared in a past issue of a newspaper. Usually, a correction notice appears in its own column.
  8. Correction is a novel by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in German in 1975, and first published in English translation in 1979 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is a remarkable work, formally innovative and richly demanding in content.
  9. A market trend is a putative tendency of a financial market to move in a particular direction over time. These trends are classified as secular trends for long time frames, primary trends for medium time frames, and secondary trends lasting short times. ...
  10. (Corrections) In the theory of criminal law, correctional system refers to a network of governmental agencies that administer a jurisdiction's prisons and parole system. ...
  11. (Corrections (film)) Corrections is a short film, taking viewers on a distrurbing trip through the lens of a horror fan.
  12. (The Corrections) The Corrections is a 2001 novel by American author Jonathan Franzen. It revolves around the troubles of an elderly Midwestern couple and their three adult children, tracing their lives from the mid-twentieth century to "one last Christmas" together near the turn of the ...
  13. The act of correcting; A substitution for an error or mistake; Punishment that is intended to rehabilitate an offender; An amount or quantity of something added or subtracted so as to correct; A decline in a stock market price after a large rise
  14. (CORRECTIONS) those agencies or facilities concerned with the custody, confinement, supervision, or treatment of alleged or adjudicated off enders.
  15. (Corrections) A term used in kinesiology to describe subtle energy procedures carried out by the practitioner.
  16. (Corrections) Alterations sought to a specification or other document so that it better expresses the intention the drafter had at the time of drafting.
  17. (Corrections) Any change needed to be made to a manuscript submission once it has been formatted. Applicable fees may apply.
  18. (Corrections) Books returned from the libraries are either errors from the libraries or errors that occurred in the binding process. Volumes needing correction as a result of mistakes at the bindery are designated as “corrections not in the count”. ...
  19. (Corrections) Edition 1.0 - on Page 290 and 323 currently have listed two different pH ranges for acid waves. The ACTUAL pH range for acid waves should be listed as 4.5 to 7.5 pH. This will be corrected in the next printing.
  20. (Corrections) Includes jail, state or federal prison, detention centers, central booking facilities.
  21. (Corrections) Sometime called "administration of justice," the course generally focuses on the basic practices in correctional institutions, prisoner's civil rights and your liability and job responsibilities should you become a corrections officer or employee. ...
  22. (Corrections) Unless written notice is given to Bowman within ten (10) days after receipt hereof by the Customer, this Warehouse Receipt shall be deemed complete and correct.
  23. (Corrections) We cut, paste, change, crop and add to make the presentation perfect for you and your audience.
  24. (Corrections) We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions on The Site. Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, “Trojan horses” or other destructive materials to The Site, we do not guarantee or warrant that The Site or materials that ...
  25. (Corrections) While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of product and price information, errors do occasionally occur. We reserve the right to correct any errors or inaccuracies at any time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. ...