Meaning of “reformer” in the English Dictionary

"reformer" in British English

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reformernoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈfɔː.mər/ us /rɪˈfɔːr.mɚ/
reformist
adjective uk /rɪˈfɔː.mɪst/ us /rɪˈfɔːr.mɪst/

a reformist, rather than a revolutionary approach to progress

(Definition of “reformer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reformer" in American English

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reformernoun [ C ]

us /rɪˈfɔr·mər/

social studies a person who works for political, social, or religious change

(Definition of “reformer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reformer" in Business English

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reformernoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈfɔːmər/ us

someone who plans or supports changes to a system, law, organization, etc. in order to make it more modern or effective:

political/economic reformer He is known worldwide as an economic reformer who forged a landmark free-trade agreement with the United States.
The new governor had a reputation as a reformer who pledged to stamp out corruption.

(Definition of “reformer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)