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Definition 1: rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course - [noun denoting act]

Samples where reformation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the reclamation of delinquent children

Synonyms for reformation in the sense of this definition

(reformation is a kind of ...) recovery or preservation from loss or danger

"work is the deliverance of mankind" "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

Definition 2: a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for reformation in the sense of this definition

(reformation is a kind of ...) a movement intended to bring about religious reforms

Definition 3: improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs - [noun denoting state]

(reformation is a kind of ...) a condition superior to an earlier condition

"the new school represents a great improvement"

(... is a kind of reformation ) a reformation intended to counter the results of a prior reformation

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