Definition of self-correction in US English:

self-correction

noun

  • See self-correcting

    • ‘In short, it is the broad-based culture that emerges from markets that frequently serves as a means of democratic self-correction.’
    • ‘Councillors, however, welcomed the survey and urged both the local administration and the City Council to view the survey's results as valuable information for self-correction.’
    • ‘When one of the biggest and most reputable firms engages in deception to the point where its accountants are actually seen destroying documents in a big hurry, clearly the mechanism of market self-correction has failed.’
    • ‘We would have to do some self-correction, if that is required.’
    • ‘This is an authentic confessional, full of self-corrections and digressions and commentary on itself, without ever feeling contrived or artificial.’