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Dictionary definition for: Corrective

1. (n) a device for treating injury or disease

2. (s) designed to promote discipline; "the teacher''s action was corrective rather than instructional" "disciplinal measures" "the mother was stern and disciplinary"

3. (s) tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition; "corrective measures" "corrective lenses"

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