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1. The act or process of remedying something that is undesirable or deficient: remediation of the pollution from the factories.
2. The act or process of providing remedial education: remediation of poor writing skills in college students.

re·me′di·ate′ v.
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Verb1.remediate - set straight or rightremediate - set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
correct, right, rectify - make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
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Natural rehabilitation process ofoily sludge contaminated soil is slow and may take decades prior to remediate such soils completely.
Given the unprecedented global incidence of overweight in children, the issues that potentially create and sustain a circumstance of epidemic childhood overweight, and the efforts that are underway to prevent and remediate childhood overweight need to be examined.
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