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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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1. the action of remedying something, esp the reversal or stopping of damage to the environment
2. (Environmental Science) the action of remedying something, esp the reversal or stopping of damage to the environment
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(rɪˌmi diˈeɪ ʃən)

the correction of something defective or deficient.
[1810–20; < Latin remediā(re) to remedy + -tion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remediation - act of correcting an error or a fault or an evilremediation - act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
correction, rectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
salve - anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"
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