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corrective

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1 serving to raise or adjust something to some standard or proper condition
  • Eyeglasses are called corrective lenses by the department of motor vehicles.
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2 inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment
  • a corrective sentence of five years' hard labor
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corrective

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1 a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
  • A substantial outflow of people proved to be the necessary corrective for the spiraling cost of housing.
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2 something that corrects or counteracts something undesirable
  • The President's speech was intended to be a corrective to the country's anxiety.
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