English - Vietnamese Dictionary
correction /kə'rekʃn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự sửa, sự sửa chữa, sự hiệu chỉnh
- sự trừng phạt, sự trừng trị, sự trừng giới
- house of correction: nhà trừng giới
- to speak under correction
- nói khi biết rằng có thể có điều sai lầm
+the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
+a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
+something substituted for an error
+a rebuke for making a mistake
+a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases
+the act of punishing
+treatment of a specific defect
Advanced English Dictionary
1 improvement, emendation, rectification, redress, remedy, reparation, amendment; corrigendum:
With these corrections, the work will be vastly better.
2 punishment, castigation, chastisement:
He resented her continual correction of him for trivial things.
noun, exclamationCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a change that makes sth more accurate than it was before: I've made a few small corrections to your report. + The paper had to publish a correction to the story.
2 [U] the act or process of correcting sth: There are some programming errors that need correction.
3 [U] (old-fashioned) punishment: the correction of young offenders
+ exclamation (informal) used when you want to correct sth that you have just said: I don't know. Correction-I do know, but I'm not going to tell you.
minor, small | necessary
Make any necessary corrections before the text is printed.
| error, spelling
VERB + CORRECTION
make | need, require
There are some programming errors that need correction.
I've got to make one or two small corrections to the text before it's finished.
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