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noun British English pronunciation: correction /kəˈrekʃ(ə)n/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a change that makes something correct or accurate

    spelling corrections

    make a correction:

    I've made a few small corrections in your essay.

    issue/publish a correction:

    The Minister was forced to issue a correction.

    1. b.
      [uncountable] spoken used for telling people that you are correcting what you just said

      The time is 11.28. Correction, 11.38.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of changing something in order to solve a problem or produce the right result
    correction of:

    correction of sight problems by lenses or surgery

    automatic correction of the flight path

    1. a.
      [countable] a change that solves a problem or produces the right result

      minor corrections to the steering mechanism

  3. 4
    [uncountable] the process of changing calculations or measurements to make them more accurate

    Correction for the difference in age did not affect the result.

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