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
The barbecue sauce of American freedom came from a pinch of French enlightenment, a dash of German religious reformation, and a spoonful of British common law.
Though expressed a desire to someday see the Christian Church brought back together, Allendale pointed out that Martin Luther's reformation led to now common Christian practices such as worshiping in ones' native language.
This sparked a grassroots movement called the Reformation, which divided the Western church in two, leading to the founding of Protestantism and transforming the way generations of people thought about their relationship to God.
The monastery was dissolved as a result of the Reformation, but Luther continued living there and was joined by his wife and family in 1525.
First, the toxic internal culture that allowed sexual harassment to flourish unimpeded needs reformation, and that starts at the top.
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According to Aflalo, proximity to the Reformation office was an important factor.
Reformation's Platform space (8810 Washington Ave, Suite 102) is the first of two store openings for the brand this week; its boutique on 8253 Melrose Ave is being relocated to 8000 Melrose Ave, which opens June 7.
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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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