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remediation

[ri-mee-dee-ey-shuh n] /rɪˌmi diˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the correction of something bad or defective.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin remediā-t(us), past participle of remediāre to remedy + -ion
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  • Improving outcomes for students who require remediation.
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  • The new figures also showed a clear link between college remediation and how well students performed before high school.
  • No surprise that freshmen asked to take remediation courses say they are surprised.
  • remediation of the area will be an expensive and time consuming effort.
British Dictionary definitions for remediation

remediation

/rɪˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the action of remedying something, esp the reversal or stopping of damage to the environment
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Word Origin and History for remediation
n.

1818, noun of action from stem of Latin remediare, from span class="foreign">remedium (see remedy (n.)). In educational jargon from c.1975.

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