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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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I'm not sure if it is permanent or rectifiable, either way, it does nothing for the first impression of one of the city's most prestigious buildings.
97) Plaintiffs should thus be careful in their pleading of detail and take comfort in knowing that an error of less detail is rectifiable through a motion for a more definite statement, (98) whereas too much detail risks summary dismissal altogether.
72) But no, as commendable as the argument may be, the human rights paradigm cannot address the disjuncture between 'victims' and their diffuse or distant 'perpetrators' where 'violations' are only predicted rather than known and rectifiable.
All the mistakes we have been making are easily rectifiable," he said.
Data on larval attachment in the coralline algae treatment after 7 days was excluded from analyses as all values were 100%, so the variance was zero and not rectifiable by transformation.
Many seem to throw in the towel and give up the fight with fashion, but it is all so easily rectifiable and this is where I know I can help.
having to do with property and proportion, or what is rectifiable, i.
Nevertheless, these flaws are rectifiable and Fr Dupuis has made a magisterial, invaluable, and perhaps permanent contribution to the discipline.
The absence of Hemings's family condition as one rectifiable in the legal sphere amplifies Langdon's treachery.
Some objectionable features may be unavoidable, others may be regressive only from a perspective that presupposes ideal alternatives that are unrealistic, whereas others may be rectifiable in some fashion.
The pleasure of the dialogue with this exceptional master philosopher, moreover contains a personal commitment, not only intellectual with the ideas and thoughts that this philosophical professor creates and diffuses, but with his sense and transcendence, and the real implications for the world in which we must live, without forgetting the premise that everything is rectifiable and open to dialogue.
I will ignore the fact that the poor family's tax payments under the lifetime income tax have a net present value of only 66% of its tax payments under the progressive income tax; to the extent that is considered to be a bad thing, it is easily rectifiable.