correction

[ kuh-rek-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF correction

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CORRECTION

It is by the Priests that silence is enjoined, and with the power of correction the Priests are then invested.

Were the thongs for the correction of persons lacking understanding?

Tompkins turned and looked at me, but never noticed my correction.

Mackenzie accepted the correction with a nod of understanding, sparing his words.

The former were frequently in use for the correction of drunkards.

"Every evil calls forth its own correction, Dinah," said he, laughing.

"I am happy to contribute the correction you ask for," said Temple, haughtily.

When she returned to her desk the paper next for correction happened to be Phyllis's.

But he did not publish the correction, as he should have done.

It is better not to make the mistake than to attempt its correction.

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