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rectify

 [rek´tĭ-fi]
1. to refine or make straight.
2. to convert alternating current to direct current.

rec·ti·fy

(rek'ti-fī),
1. To correct.
2. To purify or refine by distillation; usually implies repeated distillations.
[L. rectus, right, straight]

rec·ti·fy

(rek'ti-fī)
1. To correct.
2. To purify or refine by distillation; usually implies repeated distillations.
[L. rectus, right, straight]

rec·ti·fy

(rek'ti-fī)
1. To correct.
2. To purify or refine by distillation; usually implies repeated distillations.
[L. rectus, right, straight]
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His skepticism about the correspondence between words and events and his demotion of political discourse to guesswork was meant to be an explicit rejection of Machiavelli's conviction that the words and actions of rulers are not arbitrary nor dictated by fate but amenable to reason and so rectifiable and controllable.
Some courts and commentators consider irreparable harm to be that harm not fully rectifiable by traditional legal remedies, and thus treat it as merely a subset of inadequate legal remedies.
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Every other act you take in life is rectifiable if it turns out to be a mistake.
Having identified sagging network performance as a problem, Philips management was inclined to add bandwidth to address it, but Philips IT felt the problem was caused by rectifiable issues like better managing bandwidth hungry applications.
They non regular counter part, as rectifiable objects can be studied with instruments of metric measure, mass transportation, and singular integrals.
Adrian Everett, CEO of e-cigarette brand E-Lites, said: "Luckily many things on the list are rectifiable and actions can be taken to ease the feeling of regret.
But no sooner had that decision been taken than the intensity of the rain increased once more rendering the track completely unraceable - and well beyond rectifiable.
We made a lot of mistakes that are rectifiable in the time we have got.
2] [member of] D can be joined by a rectifiable curve [gamma](t) : [0, 1] [right arrow] D with [gamma](0) = [x.
The Army regards the origins of a homosexual orientation as a mystery and does not regard a homosexual orientation as blameworthy in itself or rectifiable at will.