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house of correction

Euph. a prison. He was sentenced to five years in the county's house of correction. The Jones House of Correction was built in the 1950s, when violent crime was much less common here.
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Clark, department leading petty officer, Katelyn Couch, correction specialist, Alecia A.
The current project experimentally analyzed the effectiveness and efficiency of two error correction procedures in improving the oral reading of a girl with autism.
However, to calculate the "true" (or corrected) viscosity, one must apply the Bagley correction and the Rabinowitsch correction.
The Department of Labor issued an updated version of its Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program in April, adding transactions that can be corrected under the program and expanding the ability to obtain relief from prohibited transactions.
A line of motion controllers and drives features an enhanced backlash and lead screw compensation option with a 2D correction algorithm that allows position corrections for 2D systems such as XY tables.
The three instances of explicit correction that surfaced were comments on lexical items, and focused on word-choice and agreement, not por/para, ser/estar.
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The Los Angeles Times published a correction saying that the review "incorrectly characterized the work as 'anti-abortion'" when in fact "there is no issue of abortion in the opera, which extols procreation.
1) Make corrections as quickly as we become aware of errors
Seattle Police Department and Department of Corrections Neighborhood Correction Initiative Draft Policy, August 2000.
To avoid the imposition of serious enforcement remedies for failure to correct deficiencies, providers must thoroughly understand the new requirements for submitting the HCFA-2567 -- Statement of Deficiencies and Plan of Correction before the next survey occurs.
98-22 and the administration of EPCRS and specifically requests (1) comments regarding the extent to which a fixed (as opposed to an indefinite) self-correction period encourages prompt, voluntary correction and (2) suggestions for items that should be included in forthcoming guidance on permissible correction methods.
9, 1991 to allow for the correction of most plan defects.
Real estate tax appeal forms or "Applications for Correction of Assessment" as they are called by the New York City Tax Commission, will undergo significant changes in 1996 affecting tax appeal compliance requirements for many taxpayers.