re·​me·​di·​a·​tion | \ ri-ˌmē-dē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce remediation (audio) \

Definition of remediation

: the act or process of remedying remediation of reading problems

Examples of remediation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Experts stress remediation is still possible after the official early intervention window closes at age 3. USA Today, 15 June 2022 Mold remediation is not cheap and can sometimes be extensive. New York Times, 11 June 2022 Although patches were released for ProxyShell, adversaries assume organizations can’t keep up with remediation. Gidi Cohen, Forbes, 17 June 2022 The camps are not like traditional summer school classes, which focus on remediation and can sometimes be punitive. al, 16 June 2022 The state’s brownfield remediation programs have put urban land back in use. Tom Condon, Hartford Courant, 11 June 2022 And as recently as a decade ago, two additional remediation technologies were proposed to improve clean-up at the site. Sarah Bowman, The Indianapolis Star, 6 June 2022 Coal-tar discharges at the outfall were first reported in 1975, and local officials entered into a voluntary remediation program run by the state in 2000. Teo Armus, Washington Post, 25 May 2022 Ventilation plays a key role in the long-term remediation of harmful airborne contaminants. George Negron, Forbes, 3 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of remediation

1818, in the meaning defined above

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1 Jul 2022

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“Remediation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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More Definitions for remediation


re·​me·​di·​a·​tion | \ ri-ˌmēd-ē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce remediation (audio) \

Medical Definition of remediation

: the act or process of remedying remediation of learning disabilities


re·​me·​di·​a·​tion | \ ri-ˌmē-dē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce remediation (audio) \

Legal Definition of remediation

1 : the act or process of remedying
2 : the act or process of remediating


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