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remediation

[ri-mee-dee-ey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the correction of something bad or defective.
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Origin of remediation

1810–20; < Latin remediā-t(us), past participle of remediāre to remedy + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for remediation

remediation

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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