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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

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Pronunciation

Adjective

correct (comparative more correct, superlative most correct)

Positive
correct

Comparative
more correct

Superlative
most correct

  1. Free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth.
  2. With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.

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Verb

Infinitive
to correct

Third person singular
corrects

Simple past
corrected

Past participle
corrected

Present participle
correcting

to correct (third-person singular simple present corrects, present participle correcting, simple past and past participle corrected)

  1. (transitive) To make something that was not valid become right. To remove error.
    He corrected the position of the book on the mantle.
  2. (by extension, transitive) To grade (examination papers).
  3. (transitive) To inform (someone) of the latter's error.
    It's rude to correct your parents.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kɔʁɛkt/

Adjective

correct m. (f. correcte, m. plural corrects, f. plural correctes)

  1. correct

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