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1correct/kəˈrɛkt/adjective
1correct
/kəˈrɛkt/
adjective
Learner's definition of CORRECT  
: true or accurate : agreeing with facts : right
: having no errors or mistakes
: proper or appropriate in a particular situation
[more correct; most correct]sometimes disapproving  : considered proper by people with a strict set of beliefs or values
— see also politically correct
[more correct; most correct]somewhat old-fashioned  : careful about behaving in a polite and socially accepted way

— correctly

adverb

— correctness

noun,[noncount]
2correct/kəˈrɛkt/verb
correctscorrectedcorrecting
2correct
/kəˈrɛkt/
verb
correctscorrectedcorrecting
Learner's definition of CORRECT  
[+ object]  : to change (something) so that it is right, true, proper, etc. : to make (something) correct
◊ To correct someone is to say that someone has made a mistake and to give the correct information.
The phrase I stand corrected is a somewhat formal way of saying that you have learned that you were wrong about something.
[+ object]  : to mark the errors on (something that a person has written)
[+ object]  : to deal with or take care of (a problem, bad situation, etc.) successfully
: to make an amount or number more accurate by considering other information — usually + for
[no object]
[+ object]

— correctable

/kəˈrɛktəbəl/adjective
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