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Our mission is not punishment, but the rectification of wrong.

An instrument employed in the rectification of national boundaries.

The rectification of cerebral science is to me a demonstration.L.

Immense would be also the contribution to truth, the rectification of history.

Redistribution and rectification of the error were in order.

One of the suggestions submitted was the rectification just mentioned.

That will suffice to require us to return for the rectification of that error.

This second distillation is called the Rectification of an Oil.

I do not think any one is to blame, but rectification is wanted.

By rectification along with quicklime it yields a liquid oil.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Old French rectificacion (14c.) or directly from Late Latin rectificationem (nominative rectificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of rectificare (see rectify).

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