correction

correction(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of correcting)
a. la corrección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm sending you the second proofs for correction.Te envío las segundas pruebas para su correción.
b. la rectificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The client sent the document back, asking for the correction of inaccurate calculations.El cliente devolvió el documento, pidiendo la rectificación de los cálculos inexactos.
2. (change made)
a. la corrección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The corrections are marked in red and questions in blue.Las correcciones están en rojo y las dudas en azul.
b. la rectificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The writer demanded that the newspaper publish a correction to the article.El escritor exigió que el periódico publicara una rectificación del artículo.
c. la enmienda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(to official document)
The committee will have to vote on the proposed correction to clause six.El comité tendrá que votar sobre la enmienda propuesta para la cláusula seis.
3. (finance)
a. la corrección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
After a sharp upturn, the economic index experienced a correction of 2%.Tras un marcado repunte al alza, el índice económico experimentó una corrección del 2%.
corrections
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (relating to rehabilitation)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la corrección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation administers all prisons in the state of California.El Departamento de Corrección y Rehabilitación administra todas las cárceles en el estado de California.
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correction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la corrección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
correction fluidlíquido corrector
correction [kəˈrekʃən]
noun
1 (gen) corrección (f); rectificación (f); (on page) tachadura (f)
I am open to correction but ... corregidme si me equivoco, pero ...
2 especially (US) (punishment) corrección (f)
Through a relentless process of correction, however, new behavioural standards were imposed the question of due process in sentencing and correction is seen as the main issue an instrument of correction ...the Department of Correction inmates overpowered correction officers
a house of correction un correccional; un reformatorio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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