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corrective

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adjective cor·rec·tive \kə-ˈrek-tiv\

Simple Definition of corrective

  • : meant to correct a problem : intended to make something better

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of corrective

  1. :  intended to correct <corrective lenses> <corrective punishment>

corrective noun
correctively adverb

Examples of corrective in a sentence

  1. She had corrective surgery on her knee this past summer.

  2. People with bad eyesight usually need to wear corrective lenses, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses.



1531

First Known Use of corrective

1531



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