|reformatory (rɪˈfɔːmətərɪ, -trɪ)|
|—n , pl -ries|
|1.||Compare approved school Also called: reform school (formerly) a place of instruction where young offenders were sent for corrective training|
|2.||having the purpose or function of reforming|
correctional institution for the treatment, training, and social rehabilitation of young offenders.
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