Learn how to say Reform correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word reform:
1make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it:
the Bill will reform the tax system
cause (someone) to relinquish an immoral, criminal, or self-destructive lifestyle:
the state has a duty to reform criminals
(as adjective reformed)
I’m considered a reformed character these days
[no object] relinquish an immoral, criminal, or self-destructive lifestyle:
it was only when his drunken behaviour led to blows that he started to reform
2 Chemistry subject (hydrocarbons) to a catalytic process in which straight-chain molecules are converted to branched forms for use as petrol.
the action or process of reforming an institution or practice:
the reform of the divorce laws
Middle English (as a verb in the senses ‘restore (peace)’ and ‘bring back to the original condition’): from Old French reformer or Latin reformare, from re- ‘back’ + formare ‘to form, shape’. The noun dates from the mid 17th century