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  1. cor·rec·tive
    IPA[kəˈrektiv]
  2. adjective

    noun

    • 1. a thing intended to correct or counteract something else:

      the move might be a corrective to some inefficient practices within hospitals
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: corrective, plural noun: correctives

    • adjective

      designed to correct or counteract something harmful or undesirable:
    • noun

      a thing intended to correct or counteract something else:
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