In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of defect)corrección femeninoso you'll take responsibility for it — correction, he will! — así que tú te responsabilizas — nada de eso, la responsabilidad es suya coloquial
- If someone with more knowledge in this area sees an error, I would be delighted to post a correction.
- Errors in the original data were sometimes detected and corrections were made accordingly.
- It deals with facts rather than judgments; in journalistic usage, a correction sets right an inaccuracy.
- The correction of technical errors should clearly be part of professional standards of practice.
- Efforts aimed at ensuring data collection, correction of data and technical errors as well as engaging in re-engineering of processes and procedures would continue, he added.
- Even with these corrections, major changes need to occur to improve our health system and address the above problems.
- The authors make one statement that needs correction.
- For the record I welcome corrections as the only thing worse than being in error is remaining in error.
- John has sent me corrections and they have been incorporated into that day's entry within brackets.
- Furthermore, direct correction and coaching have very little effect, showing the important role of the child's own efforts.
- It was there that he first reflected on the spelling reforms and planned corrections to the translations of the sacred books.
- Poll workers must immediately make corrections if errors are found.
- I gratefully acknowledge the corrections of errors by Poole and Black.
- We have adopted this policy to leave a trail of errors and corrections.
- But almost every film, commercial, pop promo and TV drama will undergo some form of colour correction, though often it's so subtle the audience isn't even aware of it.
- It is totally acceptable to make corrections to errors or additions if some new information arises.
- To gather experiences by acting in constant attentiveness and openness to correction and further development, this is spiritual liveliness.
- As the assessment is a continuous and integrative process, the student gets sufficient time for correction.
- It will then move on to digital cameras and photography, fashion and model photography, scanning, colour correction, photo and text special effects, computer practicals.
- He then will improve on the cut for about a month after that - making little corrections and improvements.
- The system, while certainly not immune to boom and busts, at least had a mechanism of self-regulation and correction.
- Thinking leaves us open to correction and growth, to continuing to see our horizons expanded and our lives transformed.
- Current premium levels will not cover anticipated losses without major correction.
- For starters, if an error is made, request a correction.
- The author of the article wishes to make the following corrections since publication.
- For if we are right, clearness of utterance forwards the cause of right; while if we are wrong, it ensures the speedy correction of error.
- I did some colour correction in the running sequence so that one of the streams didn't seem to have less cyan in it than the other two.
- It drove his boss and his junior editors insane when he dropped a 10 inch thick printed copy onto their desks with red marks and slashes all over the place for correction in the word processing system.
- A simplistic ‘we are right and they are wrong’ theology rules out self-reflection and correction.
- They didn't note that they had made such a correction, of course, because admitting error is beneath them.
- It was dismissed on all grounds subject to minor alterations and corrections.
- The key to this process is continuous correction of the output system by signals representing detected errors of the output, known as ‘negative feedback’.
- If you find an error, you are welcome to suggest a correction.
- Each of us come to this world to achieve enlightenment, growth, correction and transformation.
- Surely neither need accuse the other of being seriously flawed because of some deficiency that is already in process of correction.
- I made all the corrections and changes he wanted and took his advice very seriously so he came to trust me.
- I am very grateful to counsel for the many corrections of numerous inaccuracies.
- There is no self-adjustment or correction - only augmentation.
2anticuado, eufemismo(punishment)correctivo masculinohouse of correction — correccional femenino
- This report helped to generate a great reform movement, substituting correction for punishment, at least in theory.
- But they also need discipline in the negative sense of correction and punishment for wrongdoing.
- This bureau should shoulder the responsibility for all the criminal correction and criminal prevention affairs.
- The prison was then meant as punishment, not correction, the head of one of the six jails in the prison complex said.
- Thus, by the early 1900s a type of correction - corporal punishment - once viewed as unambiguous was increasingly coming to be questioned.
- The nation has only one prison run by a state agency other than a corrections department.
- Its prisons and correction facilities release convicted criminals when they have served their sentence.
- Rather than correction, punishment was the major purpose.
- On the contrary, correction and rehabilitation were aimed at protecting the safety and security of the public.
- The national average for corrections spending is less than one billion per year.
- The couple is accused of killing a corrections officer in last week's brazen courthouse escape.
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