Definition of rectificative in English:

rectificative

adjective

  • Rectifying.

    Chiefly in French context.

Pronunciation

rectificative

/rɛkˈtɪfɪkətɪv/ /ˈrɛktɪfɪkətɪv/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From French rectificatif from post-classical Latin rectificat-, past participial stem of rectificare + French -if. Compare post-classical Latin rectificativus, Spanish rectificativo, Portuguese retificativo.