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noun correction pronunciation in British English /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. a.
      [uncountable] the action of changing something in order to make it correct or accurate
      some factual errors that need correction
    2. 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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