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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serving to induce reform.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That serves to reform or correct

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Forming again; having the quality of renewing form; reformatory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Forming again; having the property of renewing form.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending to reform

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