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Definition of "corrective" []

  • Tending or intended to correct: corrective lenses. (adjective)
  • An agent that corrects. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corrective" in a sentence
  • "The 74-year-old Boswell spent time in the hospital this summer for what he described as a corrective procedure related to a major surgery three years ago."
  • "Usually, no such corrective is available in politics."
  • "Thus, the court granted an injunction and damages for millions of dollars in corrective advertising."