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politically correct

Describing statements or behavior that is careful to avoid offensive or insensitive content. Our CEO is constantly being criticized in the media because he rarely makes politically correct speeches.
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stand corrected

To admit that one has been proven wrong. A: "No, John, the wedding was in Nevada, not Utah." B: "Oops, I stand corrected."
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stand corrected

to admit that one has been wrong. I realize that I accused him wrongly. I stand corrected. We appreciate now that our conclusions were wrong. We stand corrected.
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politically correct

Also, PC or p.c. Showing an effort to make broad social and political changes to redress injustices caused by prejudice. It often involves changing or avoiding language that might offend anyone, especially with respect to gender, race, or ethnic background. For example, Editors of major papers have sent out numerous directives concerning politically correct language . This expression was born in the late 1900s, and excesses in trying to conform to its philosophy gave rise to humorous parodies.
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stand corrected

Agree that one was wrong, as in I stand corrected-we did go to Finland in 1985. This idiom was first recorded in John Dryden's The Maiden Queen (1668): "I stand corrected, and myself reprove."
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all present and correct

used to indicate that not a single thing or person is missing.
1982 Bernard MacLaverty A Time to Dance She began to check it, scraping the coins towards her quickly and building them into piles. ‘All present and correct,’ she said.
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poˌlitically corˈrect

(abbr. PC) used to describe language or behaviour that deliberately tries to avoid offending particular groups of people: These days everybody has to be politically correct. I even heard someone the other day calling a short person ‘vertically challenged’!
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all ˌpresent and corˈrect

(British English) (American English all ˌpresent and acˈcounted for) (spoken) used to say that all the things or people who should be there are now there: ‘Now, is everybody here?’ ‘All present and correct, Sir!’
This is used in the army to inform an officer that none of the soldiers in his or her unit are missing, injured, etc.
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Reference 31 was corrected to "Al lafi T, Ababneh H.
In this sample loquito2 acknowledges the correction by thanking the instructor and repeating the corrected form, but resumes use of the incorrect form in a subsequent publication.
The operational failures were corrected by placing the excess contributions in a suspense account.
If assessment comparisons involve end-tidal measurements then use the temperature corrected ABG results.
3 show that for weaker textures the choice of receiving slit does not affect the corrected texture profile to any extent.
These are violations that can be corrected only by plan amendments, such as failing to make required amendments before the end of the remedial amendment period.
The plan can be corrected for far less by making timely distributions, though presumably the HCEs would be far happier (perhaps improving retention of valued employees) if they were permitted to keep their entire contribution in the plan.
6721-1T(b0(6) provides that a $15 penalty will be impowed where a failure is corrected within 30 days.
In addition, optical designers can concentrate on optimizing parameters such as MTF and lens-element count instead of distortion and lateral color shift, as the latter can be corrected digitally--resulting in both lower cost and better image quality.
Online, we correct the error in the article it occurred with a note that the article was corrected and the date of correction.
However, an operational violation that has not been corrected within this time frame could be considered a "nondisqualifying" event eligible for APRSC if the IRS considers it insignificant.
Congressional intent to base its imposition and assessment on the tax as shown on the original return, rather than on the actual tax liability which may be shown on an amended corrected return.
Multiple injections, which investigators estimate corrected less than 1 percent of the organ's FAH-defective cells, restored liver function in almost all the mice.
Bloomberg has been contacted and has corrected its information.
Individual Income Tax Return, and attaching Forth W-2c, Statement of Corrected Income and Tax Amounts, showing the corrected wages for 1995.