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reform

noun advancement, alteration, amelioration, amendment, betterment, change, correctio, correction, elevation, emendatio, enhancement, improvement, innovation, melioration, progress, progression, progressivism, recast, reclamation, reconstruction, recovery, recreation, rectification, reformation, regeneration, remaking, renewal, renovation, repair, revision

reform

verb ameliorate, amend, better, change, correct, corrigere, cure, emend, enhance, fix, form anew, improve, make better, make over, meliorate, mend, modify, rearrange, recast, reclaim, reconstitute, rectify, redeem, redo, redress, reestablish, refashion, refine, regenerate, rehabilitate, remake, remedy, remodel, renew, renovate, reorganize, repair, repent, reshape, revise, revolutionize, rework, set straight, uplift
Associated concepts: reform a contract, reform a deed, reeorm a lease, reform a will, reform an instrument
See also: alter, ameliorate, amend, change, convert, correction, development, emend, fix, meliorate, modify, persuade, progress, reconstitute, reconstruct, recreate, rectify, redeem, renew, repair, repent, reproduce, restore, revision, transform

REFORM. To reorganize; to rearrange as, the jury "shall be reformed by putting to and taking out of the persons so impanelled." Stat. 3 H. VIII. c. 12; Bac. Ab. Juries, A.
     2. To reform an instrument in equity, is to make a decree that a deed or other agreement shall be made or construed as it was originally intended by the parties, when an error or mistake as to a fact has been committed. A contract has been reformed, although the party applying to the court was in the legal profession, and he himself drew the contract, it appearing clear that it was framed so as to admit of a construction inconsistent with the true agreement of the parties. 1 Sim. & Stu. 210; 3 Russ. R. 424. But a contract will not be reformed in consequence of an error of law. 1 Russ. & M. 418; 1 Chit. Pr. 124.

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Following the service the parade will re-form and the salute will be taken on the library steps.
Following service procession will re-form and at 11.
SOME MIGHT SAY: Liam, left, and Noel may re-form Oasis
Jubouri, in a speech during the civil rights conference in unstable areas in Iraq held by the Legal Committee of Parliament, called to ratify the conventions and protocols that guarantee the rights of civilians in addition to the re-form the reconstruction fund and the formation of a special body deals fairly to compensate victims of terrorism, similar to the bodies formed earlier to recover the rights of civilians and work to ease the Iraqi components subjected to damage ".
Moreover, since Kazakhstan is the member of the Customs Union and the Eurasian Economic Union, and Kyrgyzstan is planning to join the Unions, the sides have decided to re-form the financial fund into another type of investment within their bilateral cooperation.
Led Zeppelin star Jimmy Page is to tour - but has failed to persuade singer Robert Plant to re-form the legendary group.
One of the first decisions taken under his presidency was to re-form the association's Mid Wales region.
Whenever anyone asked if Del Amitri would ever re-form, our standard response was 'We never broke up - the phone just stopped ringing'," says guitarist Iain Harvie.
The parade will re-form after the service at about noon and parade back down the high street where the mayor will take the salute as the parade passes by the north side of the town hall.
The agreement reached this level thanks to the re-form in the structures of the local government and the municipal enterprises which made the Macedonian party satisfied too.
A machine designed to re-form solid wood can also re-form the human body.
The process begun after Muhammad Ismail Khan, addressing a huge gathering of Jihadi commanders last week, announced to re-form mujahideen council after the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 to hold security responsibility of the country.