reformation has definitions from the field of religion
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[ noun ] assembling again

Related terms

reconstruction anastylosis

2
[ noun ] (religion) a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches

Related terms

religious_movement

3
[ noun ] improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs
4
[ noun ] rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course

Synonyms

reclamation

Examples

"the reclamation of delinquent children"

Related terms

rescue reform

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