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noun [countable/uncountable] linguistics hypercorrection pronunciation in British English /ˌhaɪpə(r)kəˈrekʃ(ə)n/
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pluralhypercorrections
  1. the use of incorrect grammar or pronunciation by someone who is trying to show that they know how to use correct grammar or pronunciation. An example of this is saying ‘between you and Iinstead of ‘between you and me’.

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