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Definitions of reform:

  • noun:   a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    Example: "Justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts"
  • noun:   self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice
    Example: "The family rejoiced in the drunkard's reform"
  • noun:   a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    Example: "The reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians"
  • verb:   make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices
    Example: "Reform a political system"
  • verb:   improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition
    Example: "Reform the health system in this country"
  • verb:   break up the molecules of
    Example: "Reform oil"
  • verb:   produce by cracking
    Example: "Reform gas"
  • verb:   bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
    Example: "The Church reformed me"
  • verb:   change for the better
    Example: "The lazy student promised to reform"


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