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reformatory

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

serving to raise or adjust something to some standard or proper condition
  • the belief that manual labor was a reformatory experience for convicted felons, who would learn the value of hard work

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reformatory

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Synonyms & Antonyms of reformatory (Entry 2 of 2)

as in training school, reform school

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The first known use of reformatory was in 1589

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“Reformatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reformatory. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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