Simple Definition of remedial
: done to correct or improve something : done to make something better
: done to cure or treat someone
: involving students who need special help to improve in a particular subject
Examples of remedial in a sentence
Officials have pledged remedial action to repair damaged bridges.
Thirty percent of the new students need remedial classes in math.
He's taking a course in remedial reading.
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REMEDIAL Defined for Kids
Definition of remedial for Students
: intended to make something better <He takes classes in remedial reading.>
Legal Definition of remedial
1a : intended as or providing a remedy b : concerned with the correction, removal, or abatement of an evil, defect, or disease <remedial treatment of an inmate to improve behavior> <a workers' compensation claimant who received remedial attention from a doctor> <a remedial statute correcting the previous law>
2 : of, relating to, or being a law enacted for the purpose of providing a method of enforcing an already existing substantive right : procedural
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