remediation UK US /rɪˌmiːdiˈeɪʃən/ noun [U]
ENVIRONMENT the process of removing dangerous or poisonous substances from the environment, or limiting the effect that they have on it: »

Protecting the community's health and safety during this remediation is our top priority.

remediation of sth »

The program supports local responses to chemical-spill emergencies, hazardous-waste disposal, and remediation of industrial sites.


remediation programs/operations/projects


environmental/soil remediation

MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the process of trying to solve problems within a company or organization: »

It is hoped that the remediation steps described above will be effective in addressing the company's problems.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • remediation — re·me·di·a·tion /ri ˌmē dē ā shən/ n 1: the act or process of remedying 2: the act or process of remediating Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • remediation — 1818, noun of action from L. remediare (see REMEDY (Cf. remedy)). In educational jargon from c.1975 …   Etymology dictionary

  • remediation — [ri mē΄dē ā′shən] n. [< REMEDY + ATION] 1. the act or process of remedying ☆ 2. Educ. the act or process of remedying or overcoming learning disabilities or problems remediational adj …   English World dictionary

  • remediation — noun Date: 1818 the act or process of remedying < remediation of reading problems > • remediate transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remediation — re·me·di·a·tion ri .mēd ē ā shən n the act or process of remedying <remediation of learning disabilities> …   Medical dictionary

  • remediation — /rəmidiˈeɪʃən/ (say ruhmeedee ayshuhn) noun 1. the act or process of remedying. 2. Ecology the restoration of an environment to its pristine state, as by the removal of pollutants, contaminants, etc. {Latin remediatiōn , stem of remediātiō} …   Australian English dictionary

  • remediation — pertvarkymas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Želdinių, pastato, gyvenvietės, miesto arba jo dalių aplinkos keitimas. atitikmenys: angl. remedial action; remediation vok. Restaurierung, f; Sanierung, f rus. восстановление, n; …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • remediation — /ri mee dee ay sheuhn/, n. the correction of something bad or defective. [1810 20; < L remedia t(us), ptp. of remediare to REMEDY + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • remediation — noun An action taken to remedy a situation …   Wiktionary

  • remediation — re|me|di|a|tion [ rı,midi eıʃn ] noun uncount FORMAL the process of improving a situation or correcting a problem …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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