Definition of reformation
reformationalplay \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of reformation in a Sentence
the reformation of our justice system
Recent Examples of reformation from the Web
According to Aflalo, proximity to the Reformation office was an important factor.
The Presbyterian Heritage Concert Tour to Scotland marks the 500-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
Starting in the Reformation period, the building was used as an Anglican place of worship, according to the website of the Shrewsbury Orthodox Church, which purchased the property for £50 in 1994.
Mr. Obama was in Berlin to help celebrate 500 years since Martin Luther’s Reformation, and received a rock-star welcome from tens of thousands at the Brandenburg Gate.
Major new players arrived – such as the JR and Keisei railway companies and the Seiyu¯ and Daiei department store chains – altering the pachinko industry and inexorably driving it toward reformation.
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First Known Use of reformation
REFORMATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reformation for English Language Learners
: the act or process of improving something or someone by removing or correcting faults, problems, etc.
the Reformation : the 16th-century religious movement that led to the establishment of the Protestant churches
REFORMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of reformation for Students
: the act of changing something or someone for the better
Legal Definition of reformation
: the act or an instance of reforming; specifically : the equitable remedy of reforming a writing (as a deed or contract) and enforcing it as reformed
Additional Notes on reformation
Reformation is allowed primarily to correct mistakes such as typographical errors or incorrectly chosen words. Occasionally reformation is permitted in cases of fraud or misrepresentation. Clear and convincing evidence of the mistake and of the intended agreement is usually required; sometimes parol evidence is sufficient to establish the agreement. This remedy is not applicable to wills.
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