correction

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correction

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [essay, assignment, homework, test, exam] correction
  2. [error, mistake, deficiency, calculation] corrections
  3. need to make a number of corrections (on, to)
  4. make corrections [on, to] the [essay, exam, homework]
  5. [behavior, behavioral, attitude, bone, posture] correction
  6. a [course, path, route] correction
  7. make a correction to the [course]
  8. The teacher was [doing, busy with] exam corrections.
  9. [wrote, marked] the corrections in red
  10. The corrections are [written] in red.
  11. wrote the corrections in [ink, pencil]
  12. The [score, price] correction has been made.
  13. sent the [letter, draft, article] for correction
  14. [needs, requires] bone correction (in her back)
  15. a correction in [prices, values, points, angle]
  16. the correction of [bad, dangerous, vile] habits
  17. a course correction of [three, five] degrees
  18. criminology: the [department, office, board] of corrections
  19. Sorry, correction: [there were three, it was Tuesday].
n as adj
  1. (behavior) correction [methods, treatment, centers, factors]
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