reformative


re·for·ma·tive

adjective \ri-ˈfr-mə-tiv\

Definition of REFORMATIVE

:  intended or tending to reform

Examples of REFORMATIVE

  1. <took reformative measures to curb abuses in the state's welfare system>

First Known Use of REFORMATIVE

1593

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