Remedial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈmiːdiəl|  American pronunciation of the word remedial
Brit.  |rɪˈmiːdɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word remedial

adjective

- tending or intended to rectify or improve

a remedial reading course
remedial education

- tending to cure or restore to health(syn: alterative, curative, healing, sanative, therapeutic)

remedial surgery

Examples

Officials have pledged remedial action to repair damaged bridges.

Thirty percent of the new students need remedial classes in math.

He's taking a course in remedial reading.

Some remedial work needs to be done on the foundations.

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