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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Change for the better; A rearrangement or construction

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Change for the better; A rearrangement or construction. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To again mold or arrange.

Usage examples (44)
  • At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he knows he can't.
  • The lazy student promised to reform
  • Justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • The family rejoiced in the drunkard's reform for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''reform" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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