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corrective (adj.)

"having the power to correct," 1530s, from French correctif, from Latin correct-, past-participle stem of corrigere "to put straight; to reform" (see correct (v.)). As a noun, "that which has the power of correction," from 1610s.

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Definitions of corrective from WordNet
1
corrective (adj.)
designed to promote discipline;
the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional
Synonyms: disciplinary / disciplinal
corrective (adj.)
tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition;
corrective lenses
corrective measures
2
corrective (n.)
a device for treating injury or disease;
Synonyms: restorative
From wordnet.princeton.edu