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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The fourth batch of reformers were joined in by OIC Center Administrator Eug-enie Guiang, and Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Emilio Samson during the closing program, along with the family members of the reformers.
-On March 10, social reformer BR Ambedkar's statue was vandalised in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh, wherein the head of the statue was completely destroyed.( ANI )
The reformer, which is the heart of a hydrogen plant, will produce 160,000 Nm3/h (Normal meters cubed per hour) of hydrogen product and high quality export steam to be used by the refinery.
Three complimentary introduction to Reformer Pilates sessions will be presented during the open house.
Alex Smith, 36, from Durham, works as a retail manager and he signed up as it was the only place in the North East that offers the Reformer group.
The Reformer was very green and got behind in that Kempton bumper before staying on well, and now he crucially has the hurdling experience that Fontano does not.
"Economies in the Middle East and North Africa are reforming at an impressive rate, and in sustained and comprehensive ways that highlight insights gained from other reformers," said Dahlia Khalifa, an author of the report.
Arranged in chronological order and rooted in secondary sources, these essays include well-known reformers such as Lester Frank Ward, Jane Addams, and Walter Rauschenbusch, as well as lesser known reformers such as Charles W.
Across the border in Italy, Fiat is developing both a fuel-cell vehicle running on hydrogen gas and a second version that uses a reformer and carries on-board methane.
Ask a successful reformer and they'll talk about seizing the opportunity, any opportunity.
In Spencer's own words, "The difference is actually this: if a Lutheran preacher in 1520 said, 'the Church teaches transubstantiation, and that is wrong" he would have been a reformer (leaving aside the question of the legitimacy of the reform, which has nothing to do with my point).