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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Correctional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders adj. - Tending to improve in condition.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : reformatory lectures; reformatory punishments
  • This idea of the United Nations as a reformatory is an illusion.
  • But the reformatory was a horse of a totally different color.
  • But at this so-called reformatory 59 occupations were represented by the inmates, for more
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