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correction

(Change), noun adjustment, alteration, amelioration, amending, amendment, betterment, curative, cure, emendatio, emendation, improved verrion, improvement, melioration, mending, modification, qualification, readjustment, reconstruction, rectification, redaction, reform, reformation, rehabilitation, remedy, reeoval of errors, renovation, repair, repairing, replacement, rescript, restoration, retraction, revampment, revisal, reeised edition, revision, rewrite, righting
Associated concepts: corrective action, corrective procedures

correction

(Punishment), noun amercement, animadversion, castigatio, castigation, censure, chastening, chastisement, condemnation, corrective meassre, disciplinary action, discipline, infliction, invective, lesson, payment, penal retribution, penal servitude, penalty, punition, reprobation, reproval, retributive justice, scourging, stricture
Associated concepts: board of corrections, correctional facillty, house of correction
See also: adjustment, discipline, indemnification, modification, panacea, punishment, reform, relief, remedial statute, remedy, remonstrance, repair, reparation, reprimand, reproach

CORRECTION,punishment. Chastisement by one having authority of a person who has committed some offence, for the purpose of bringing him to legal subjection.
     2. It is chiefly exercised in a parental manner, by parents, or those who are placed in loco parentis. A parent may therefore justify the correction of the child either corporally or by confinement; and a schoolmaster, under whose care and instruction a parent has placed his child, may equally justify similar correction; but the correction in both, cases must be moderate, and in proper manner. Com. Dig. Pleader, 3 M. 19; Hawk. c. 60, s. 23, and c. 62, s. 2 c. 29, s. 5.
     3. The master of an apprentice, for disobedience, may correct him moderately 1 Barn. & Cres. 469 Cro. Car. 179 2 Show. 289; 10 Mart. Lo. It. 38; but he cannot delegate the authority to another. 9 Co. 96.
     4. A master has no right to correct his servants who are not apprentices.
     5. Soldiers are liable to moderate correction from their superiors. For the sake of maintaining their discipline on board of the navy, the captain of a vessel, either belonging to the United States, or to private individuals, may inflict moderate correction on a sailor for disobedience or disorderly conduct. Abbott on Shipp. 160; 1 Ch. Pr. 73; 14 John. R. 119; 15 )lass. 365; 1 Bay, 3; Bee, 161; 1 Pet. Adm. Dec. 168; Molloy, 209; 1 Ware's R. 83. Such has been the general rule. But by a proviso to an act of congress, approved the 28th of September, l850, flogging in the navy and on board vessels of commerce was abolished.
     6. Any excess of correction by the parent, master, officer, or captain, may render the party guilty of an assault and battery, and liable to all its consequences. In some prisons, the keepers have the right to correct the prisoners.

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While a majority anticipate a market correction, fewer investors (32%) "strongly agree" that they are prepared for it.
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Given the capacity of the United States to prevent any negative impact of a recession, I think a stock market correction would not set back the emerging market countries for any period of time," he said.
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As a result of the market correction, triggered primarily by the deteriorating situation in Iraq, GCC markets' capitalisation stood at $1.
The equity market correction that has been underway since October 17 has not been corroborated by widening of credit spreads.
Only 35 per cent of those questioned said they thought the property market correction still had further to go, down from 69 per cent who expected further price falls when the same research was carried out three months ago.
Secondly, the red-hot housing market has begun to cool, leaving those areas that have recorded a large discrepancy between home price appreciation and income growth exposed to a greater risk of a market correction, which would adversely affect consumer spending.
In an era of market correction, or collusion depending on your perspective, Moreno's bold moves have jolted baseball and energized the returning Angels.
Rhode Island appears to be easing into the market correction that has gripped so much of New England," said Timothy Warren, Jr.