Definition of 'remedial'
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Such recognition, let alone remedial action, is long overdue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The millions the government wastes on remedial reading intervention could be saved. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This prohibits an operation or activity being continued until specified remedial action has been taken. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)But it shows us what we need to find out and whether we need to take remedial action. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Many of us need remedial education. Christianity Today (2000)The leaders of these nations will be considering remedial action for the global economy and proposals for a new international financial architecture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was in a remedial reading class - though she was very intelligent. Positive Parent Power (1991)And without rapid remedial action, it will get worse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Urban schools generally spend less money on books and classroom instruction, and more on health and remedial education. Sociology (1995)If only one employee appears to have a problem, it may be that some remedial action is required. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The core home furnishing ranges continue to perform well while fashion should see some improvement in the second half against easy comparatives following remedial action. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some secondary schools have to hold remedial reading classes for 11-year-olds to cope with the demands of the secondary school curriculum. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a danger of focusing too much on the mis-selling and the potential for compensation rather than taking remedial action. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he admitted that any remedial action could well have no effect, as the information was already in the public domain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Little surprise, then, that there are calls for remedial action to be taken. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the more complex a business is, the more difficult it is to figure out what went wrong and to take the right remedial action. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Almost 400 enforcement notices were served, requiring remedial action to be taken. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Universities are not the places for remedial education in composing an essay or gutting a book; academics don't have the time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Because of its remedial fiscal action, Canada managed to record budget surpluses for more than a decade till the most recent global banking crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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