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1. Supplying a remedy.
2. Intended to correct or improve deficient skills in a specific subject: remedial reading.

re·me′di·al·ly adv.
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Fourth, what happened to the statutory rule of construction that, since this WPA statute protects the public, it is to be construed "remedially" and "liberally"?
"Responsible" action is associated not only with the possession of strong material capacity to act remedially; it is also often related to the normative predisposition to do so using military means multilaterally.
Whether interventions are delivered proactively or remedially, the essential focus would be on identifying potential barriers to employment or career progress, developing coping strategies to do deal with those barriers, and marshaling necessary supports.
At this point, it is up to the court to remedially address any seeming unrest that Ma.
If a parent claimant used the money in some unconscionable way too remote from the child's interests (like gambling or drinking), a court could impose a constructive trust to remedially vest the misused Dividend back with the rightful child beneficiary.
When Congress or state entities have gone the other way and opted to use racial considerations remedially, the courts have responded with strict scrutiny.
The conditions were different in the third patient, in whom the second device had to be remedially implanted.
Scenario 2: Malefactor Regions Can Be Remedially Expelled
The underlying premise here is that knowledge of the suffering of others carries an intrinsic resolutory potential, since it is bound to animate the universal human capacity for empathy and a sense of moral obligation to intervene remedially. It is implied that if judges previously failed to take action against mass incarceration and its effects, it is because the suffering of prisoners remained beneath their notice (ibid., 150).
(317) It was more common, however, for courts sitting in equity to act remedially, pairing an equitable remedy with a legal right already recognized by common law courts.