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Synonyms for corrections

Noun

1. corrections, department of corrections, local department, department of local government
usage: the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders; "for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections"
2. corrections, social control
usage: the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole

Noun

1. corrections, department of corrections, local department, department of local government
usage: the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
2. corrections, social control
usage: a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
3. correction, rectification, improvement
usage: something substituted for an error
4. correction, fudge factor, indefinite quantity
usage: a rebuke for making a mistake
5. correction, editing, redaction
usage: a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; "market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
6. correction, chastening, chastisement, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand
usage: the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
7. correction, drop, dip, fall, free fall
usage: treatment of a specific defect; "the correction of his vision with eye glasses"
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