from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Serving to induce reform.
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- 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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Sinha is what could be called a reformative businessman because he feels business is the answer to major social problems.
Are you suggesting reformative liberalization as a solution?
Full privatization of air-traffic management is as potentially attractive, reformative and natural as has been proved in dozens of other sectors.
In a number of core areas, Making Prisons Work tackles the symptoms rather than the causes of these barriers that have long suffocated reformative efforts.
Since hardliners disagree with the reformative interpretation of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, they are able to use the Blasphemy Law to justify attacks against them.
It's far more politically tailored to the immediate outrage since January and intentionally forgoes pushing larger, more reformative measures.
Perhaps as part of his restitution, Gilbert Arenas -- like Michael Vick and other athletes before him -- could become part of that reformative process.
She said that upliftment of Gujjar, Bakerwals and Pahari people is top priority of the government adding that various reformative and exemplary steps have been taken in Social Welfare department to deliver good services to these people.
“We have to seriously address this aspect and bring about a reformative change”, he said, adding both the government and the consumers have to complement each other to plug this heavy loss.
She said government is initiating numerous reformative and exemplary steps for faster development of all the regions of the state.