[ ri-mee-dee-uhl ]
/ rɪˈmi di əl /
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SYNONYMS FOR remedial
Related formsre·me·di·al·ly, adverbnon·re·me·di·al, adjectivenon·re·me·di·al·ly, adverb
Can be confusedremediable remedial
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British Dictionary definitions for non-remedial
/ (rɪˈmiːdɪəl) /
affording a remedy; curative
denoting or relating to special teaching, teaching methods, or material for backward and slow learnersremedial education
Derived Formsremedially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-remedial
1650s, "curing, relieving, affording a remedy," from Late Latin remedialis "healing, curing," from Latin remedium (see remedy (n.)). Educational sense of "concerned with improving skills" is first recorded 1924.
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