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KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋfɒrm 〕


〔 riˊfɒːm 〕

Overview of noun reform

The noun reform has 3 senses

  • reform -- (a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses; "justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts")

  • reform -- (a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices; "the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians")

  • reform -- (self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice; "the family rejoiced in the drunkard's reform")

Overview of verb reform

The verb reform has 6 senses

  • reform -- (make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices; "reform a political system")

  • reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify -- (bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct")

  • reform -- (produce by cracking; "reform gas")

  • reform -- (break up the molecules of; "reform oil")

  • reform -- (improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition; "reform the health system in this country")

  • reform, straighten out, see the light -- (change for the better; "The lazy student promised to reform"; "the habitual cheater finally saw the light")