from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or intended for correction.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the imprisonment or rehabilitation of convicted criminals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to, or intended for, correction; used for correction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to or intended for correction or reformation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. concerned with or providing correction


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