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house of correction

A place where people are sent after being convicted of minor offenses, sometimes with the goal of reforming their behavior. Sir, how long will Walter have to stay in the house of correction? I wouldn't do that if I were you—you'll be sent to the house of correction if you get caught.
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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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Few contained directions on submitting information for a correction. Each newspaper was examined in as many as three ways for this: the "Contact Us" options, its frequently asked questions (FAQ) page and a site search typing in "corrections."
It was followed by a flat correction (for that reason correctional decline did not surpass 50% Fibonacci retracement from the previous growth).
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According to Lyster and Ranta (1997) recasts are the most frequent form of implicit correction. Recasting and clarification requests were the feedback measures endorsed by the Spanish program.
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