Translation of "reform" - English-Spanish dictionary

reform

noun uk /rɪˈfɔːm/ us /rɪˈfɔrm/

the process of making changes to improve a system, organization, or law

reforma
political reform
verb uk /rɪˈfɔːm/ us /rɪˈfɔrm/

to change a system, organization, or law in order to improve it

reformar
Efforts have been made to reform the education system.

(Translation of “reform” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

reform

verb /rəˈfoːm/

to improve or remove faults from

reformar
The criminal’s wife stated that she had made great efforts to reform her husband.

to give up bad habits, improve one’s behaviour/behavior etc

reformarse
He admitted that he had been a criminal, but said that he intended to reform.
reformation /refə-/ noun

reforma
reformed adjective

(opposite unreformed) improved, especially in behaviour/behavior

reformado
He claims that he is now a reformed character and no longer takes drugs.
reformer noun

a person who wishes to bring about improvements

reformador
a social reformer
one of the reformers of our political system.

(Translation of “reform” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)