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reformer

noun [C]     /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     /-mɪst/ adjective a reformist, rather than a revolutionary approach to progress Making things betterBecoming betterActivism and pressure groups
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