Definition of auto-correction in English:

auto-correction

noun

  • 1rare The fact or process of a physical condition, disorder, etc., correcting itself naturally; the correction of a condition or disorder without surgery or drugs. Now rare.

  • 2Chiefly Education. The action or an act of recognizing and correcting one's own errors or faults.

  • 3Automatic correction of errors, deviations, etc.; a feature on a device which enables this.

Origin

Late 19th century. From auto- + correction. Compare earlier self-correction.

Pronunciation

auto-correction

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)kəˈrɛkʃn/