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  • noun Plural form of reform.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of reform.


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  • Singer suggests that Buckley has the right idea — a series of specific reforms — though he pursues it from a conservative rather than from a left perspective, whereas I apparently remain unable to imagine an ideology "that helps to shape the direction of reforms…."

    Still Powerless? Clecak, Peter 1974

  • Key to the reforms is a plan to delay the mandatory retirement age in Spain to 67 from the current 65, a commitment made by the government with the EU.

    Spain Makes Pension Reform a Priority Daniel De la Puente 2010

  • Pilotshark Sponsored by Boeing says: yet to try any other reforms is about as stupid as it gets.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: March 19, 2010 2010

  • The Communists are today forcing what they call reforms down the throats of our people.

    1961 1961

  • The Communists are today forcing what they call reforms down the throats of our people.

    1961 1961

  • How do you suggest getting around this with the eminent domain "reforms" passed by the state a couple of years back?

    Your Right Hand Thief 2008

  • Olivier Ferrand from the think tank Terra Nova believes the protest movement against pension reforms is fading for a reason.

    French Protests Over Pension Weaken 2010

  • Each of these reforms is necessary to strengthen the CRA's ability to protect the access of low - and moderate-income communities to financial services.

    Ray Brescia: Reducing Income Inequality: The Next Phase of True Financial Reform Ray Brescia 2010

  • The government does not really have much left to offer in this budget for long-term reforms.

    Powering Reform in India Kameswara Rao 2011

  • But unless he steps forward on longer-term reforms, Albany's irresponsible political culture will simply wait for an improved economy to return to spending as usual.

    The Cuomo Half-Step 2011


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