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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 only corrective to bad behavior is good, firm discipline
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to make faulty or ineffective

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