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reformist

[ri-fawr-mist]
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noun
  1. a person who advocates or practices reform; reformer.
  2. a member of any reformed denomination.
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adjective
  1. Also re·form·is·tic. of or belonging to a movement for reform.
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Origin of reformist

First recorded in 1580–90; reform + -ist
Related formsre·form·ism, nounan·ti·re·form·ist, noun, adjective
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n.

1580s, originally religious; from reform + -ist. Political sense is from 1640s. Related: Reformism.

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