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correction

Synonyms of correction in English:

noun

  • 1 the detection and correction of errors is extremely difficult
    rectifying, rectification, righting, putting right, setting right, putting to rights, amendment, emendation, alteration, altering, adjustment, adjusting, modification, modifying, repair, remedy, resolution, revision, improvement, improving, amelioration, sorting out, clearing up
    archaic reparation
  • 2 he was sentenced to three days in the House of Correction
    punishment, reform, reformation, discipline;
    chastisement, castigation, admonition, reproof, reprimand
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