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reformer

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈfɔː.mər/ us    /-ˈfɔːr.mɚ/
someone who tries to improve a system or law by changing it: a social reformerActivism and pressure groupsMaking things betterBecoming better
reformist
adjective uk   /-mɪst/ us  
a reformist, rather than a revolutionary approach to progressMaking things betterBecoming betterActivism and pressure groups
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