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What is another word for corrective?

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Designed to correct or counteract something harmful or undesirable
“It is only when it is present in large numbers that there is a need to take corrective action.”
Having therapeutic or curative properties
“The doctor claimed that the vitamins were a competent nutritional and corrective treatment for the prevention and cure of such conditions.”
Serving, or being inflicted, as punishment
“The corrective sentence will be served in a special corrective institution in the locality where the accused is domiciled.”
Serving to improve the appearance of something
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A force or influence that counters an opposing force
“Research extraneous to the agenda would, in fact, complement agenda research in a most positive fashion, potentially serving as a corrective for incomplete agendas.”
A means of counteracting or eliminating something undesirable
“The regular consumption of vitamin and mineral food supplements is a suitable corrective for all aspects of inadequate nutrition due to poor eating habits.”
Thinking or behaving that is oppositional to previous or established modes of thought and behavior
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