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noun as in adjustment; fixing

noun as in discipline

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Although imposing dubious regulatory corrections onto run-amok commercial systems are of limited utility, new public interest obligations for our digital age could be part of the solution.

What happened in Germany was that there was a major correction in course, which obviously had to happen based on what happened in the ’30s and ’40s.

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The state’s GOP responded not by considering course corrections, but by doubling down in ways that seem likely to make it harder to curtail Democratic gains there in the future.

People of color and immigrants are overrepresented not just in grocery jobs but also in meatpacking, public transit and corrections facilities, where outbreaks have taken a heavy toll.

A system alerts satellite operators to potential collision paths and allows for course corrections where possible.

What 15 months in a federal correction institution will be like, according to a man who counsels to-be inmates.

Correction: Officer Jose Rodriguez was misidentified in several places in an earlier version of this story.

Correction: An earlier version of this article said John Lewis attended the event, not Elijah Cummings.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story stated that ISIS has been known to use the application FireChat.

Correction: The original article stated that Starboard Strategic Inc. had undertaken the Internet media buy for the NRA.

This mania for correction shows itself too in relation to the authorities themselves.

He worketh under correction, and seeketh to rest: let his hands be idle, and he seeketh liberty.

These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.

I am of opinion too, that the Indecency of the next Verse, you spill upon me, would admit of an equal Correction.

An imperfect vow, on account of its imperfection, would require correction.


On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to correction, such as: alteration, amelioration, amendment, editing, emendation, and improvement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.