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rectification

[ rek-tuh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌrɛk tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of rectifying, or the fact of being rectified.
Astrology. the method by which the known times of major events in one's life are used to determine an unknown time of birth.

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Origin of rectification

1425–75; late Middle English; <Middle French <Late Latin rectificātiōn-, stem of rectificātiō.See rectify, -fication
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