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rectify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrectifyrec‧ti‧fy /ˈrektɪfaɪ/ ●○○ verb (rectified, rectifying, rectifies) [transitive]  formalSOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEM to correct something that is wrong syn put right I did my best to rectify the situation, but the damage was already done.rectification /ˌrektɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rectifyVariances may often reveal weaknesses in control systems which should be rectified.This must be rectified because a higher phosphorus level will interfere with calcium absorption in the horse's gut creating further problems.A number of steps have been taken to rectify the error.Regional unemployment and regional recession are an economic loss to the whole nation and they will not rectify themselves on their own.Mercifully, circumstances now allow me to rectify this faux pas.Attempts have been made to rectify this problem with the industrial sector.Any defects found have to be rectified without delay.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrectifyrec‧ti‧fy /ˈrektɪfaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle rectified) [transitive] formal to correct something that is wrongWe apologise for the delay and are doing everything we can to rectify the situation.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
rectify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrectify
he, she, itrectifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrectified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rectified
he, she, ithas rectified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rectified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rectify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rectified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rectifying
he, she, itis rectifying
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you, we, theyare rectifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas rectifying
you, we, theywere rectifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rectifying
he, she, ithas been rectifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rectifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rectifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rectifying
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