self-correct

self-correct
self-correcting ˌself-corˈrecting adjective formal ECONOMICS
a self-correcting system, activity etc will, when it is in a bad state, improve without anyone having to take action:

• In the West, depressions are often cyclical and essentially self-correcting.

• Regulatory attacks by legislators can over-ride the self-correcting mechanisms in the market.

— self-correct verb [intransitive] :

• Given time, commercial real estate values will self-correct.

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self-correct UK US verb [I]
to correct itself when things begin to go wrong, without outside help: »

The imbalance between supply and demand in the energy market will self-correct.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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