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verb correct pronunciation in American English /kəˈrekt/
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to show that something is wrong, and make it right

    I want to correct this false impression that people have of me.

    1. a.
      to tell someone that what they have said is not right or true

      I started to correct him, then realized there was no point.

      correct yourself:

      “I’m seventeen. No,” she corrected herself. “I’m eighteen now.”

  2. 2
    [transitive] to deal with a technical or medical problem, in order to make something work in the way that it should

    She had surgery to correct a defect in her left eye.

    We need to correct the imbalance in men and women’s pay.

  3. 4
    [intransitive] to change calculations or measurements so that they become more accurate
    correct for:

    To give an accurate figure, you will need to correct for inflation.

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