Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: corrections
IPA transcription: [kɚ'ɛkʃənz]
Pronunciations of corrections
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: corrections
    Meaning: the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole
  • Synonyms: corrections, department_of_corrections
    Meaning: the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders; "for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections"
Usage examples
  • Still, seventy is a good average, and I have hardly any corrections to make.
  • Edison had a few minor corrections to make, probably not more than a dozen all told.
  • This has already led to important corrections in history, and to a great increase in the sum of historical knowledge.
  • He rose later each day and with ebbing vigour, jotted down notes and corrections upon the proofs of the Minority Report.
  • He had been at the pains to transcribe the whole book, with blottings, interlineations, and corrections, that it might be shewn to several people as an original.
  • And more than this, they frequently suggested modifications and corrections which the great man accepted with touching humility and incorporated in a revised copy.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Wyoming Department of Corrections, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording United States Declaration of Independence, License CC BY-SA 4.0