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tr.v. rec·ti·fied, rec·ti·fy·ing, rec·ti·fies
a. To set right; correct: rectified the situation by adding more chairs so that more people could sit. See Synonyms at correct.
b. To correct by calculation or adjustment: rectified the mathematical error.
2. Chemistry To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
3. Electronics To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
4. To adjust (the proof of alcoholic beverages) by adding water or other liquids.

[Middle English rectifien, from Old French rectifier, from Medieval Latin rēctificāre : Latin rēctus, right; see reg- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

rec′ti·fi′a·ble adj.
rec′ti·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.rectified - having been put right
corrected - having something undesirable neutralized; "with glasses her corrected vision was 20:20"
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The instant their mistake was rectified, the whole party retraced the error with the utmost diligence.
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Here is some great misapprehension which must be rectified.
As they sat down they turned almost invariably to the person sitting next them, and rectified and continued what they had just said in public.
She was haunted by a miserable fear that her mistake could never be rectified.
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In a letter to the government, SNGPL has stated that there is already a 240 Million Cubic Feet per Day (MMCFD) shortage because the fault in SSGC line has not been rectified yet and the fall in temperature all over the country has increased the difference in demand and supply to a critical level.
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The only way to "store" ac is to rectify it so it becomes direct current (dc) which then can be stored in a battery much as happens in a car where the alternator produces ac which is then rectified by the rectifier diodes to dc which is then stored in the car battery.
Accordingly, any expatriate worker, who has not rectified his status during the amnesty period, is deemed by the government to be illegally staying in the country.