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Adjective

correct (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
correct

Comparative
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Superlative
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  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
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to correct (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  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, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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

  1. correct

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