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Definition: Reform acts
, n. [F. r['e]forme.]
Amendment of what is defective, vicious, corrupt, or
depraved; reformation; as, reform of elections; reform of
Civil service reform
. See under Civil
(Eng. Politics), acts of Parliament passed in
1832, 1867, 1884, 1885, extending and equalizing popular
representation in Parliament.
, a school established by a state or city
government, for the confinement, instruction, and
reformation of juvenile offenders, and of young persons of
idle, vicious, and vagrant habits. [U. S.]
Syn: Reformation; amendment; rectification; correction. See