I want to encourage everyone to approach these reforms with boldness, courage, and caution.
In 2007, they say, they were able to derail the reforms by reaching out to their 350,000 members.
The younger Gaddafi added that while reforms are needed in the government, his father must remain as “the big father who advises.”
A Wall Street person should not be allowed to help oversee the Dodd-Frank reforms.
Other reforms involved the operation of the secret intelligence court responsible for authorizing much NSA and FBI surveillance.
In vain new rules of discipline were devised, or the old corrected by reforms.
The First Consul has at heart these two reforms and he adheres to them.
It imposes monetary and fiscal discipline, forces governments to plan, and introduces painful adjustments and reforms.
His reforms, one and all, had to be revoked for the present.
Today, despite its reforms, it is supported by an ingenious system of pseudoscientific charlatanry.
c.1300, "to convert into another and better form," from Old French reformer "rebuild, reconstruct, recreate" (12c.), from Latin reformare "to form again, change, transform, alter," from re- "again" (see re-) + formare "to form" (see form (n.)). Intransitive sense from 1580s.
Meaning "to bring (a person) away from an evil course of life" is recorded from early 15c.; of governments, institutions, etc., from early 15c. Related: Reformed; reforming. Reformed churches (1580s) usually are Calvinist as opposed to Lutheran. Reformed Judaism (1843) is a movement initiated in Germany by Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786). Reform school is attested from 1859.
"any proceeding which brings back a better order of things," 1660s, from reform (v.) and in some uses from French réforme. As a branch of Judaism from 1843.