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Synonyms for reform

Synonyms for reform

to make right what is wrong

Synonyms for reform

a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses

a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices

self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice

make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices

bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one

break up the molecules of

improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition

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Notions of reformability have played a key role throughout the history of the juvenile justice system.
This pedagogical mission was a deeply human, all absorbing enterprise, based as it was on the belief of such individuals as the seventeenth-century bishop and author, Francois Fenelon, in the reformability, and the educability of the human being.
Additional chapters address issues on which Rosefielde has debated others in the profession; the use of terror, forced labour, and the excess deaths they caused; the debates on Soviet growth performance and its measurement; 'Structural Militarism' in determining Soviet economic outcomes; and reformability of the Soviet system and why our statistical analyses did not show the collapse coming.
Indeed, in many quarters part of the ethical justification for indefinite preventive detention was paradoxically a continuing belief in the essential reformability of criminals.
Therefore, in infancy the human mind is said to express a degree of potential variation of the set of official meanings already operating within a given language; infancy is the space for the potential reformability of language itself.