Corrective



[kuh-rek-tiv] /kəˈrɛk tɪv/

adjective
1.
tending to or rectify; remedial:
corrective exercises.
noun
2.
a means of ; corrective agent.
/kəˈrɛktɪv/
adjective
1.
tending or intended to correct
noun
2.
something that tends or is intended to correct

16c., adjective and noun, from French correctif, from Latin correct-, past participle stem of corrigere (see correct (v.).

corrective cor·rec·tive (kə-rěk’tĭv)
adj.
Counteracting or modifying what is malfunctioning, undesirable, or injurious. n.
An agent that corrects.

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