reform

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ardent early supporter of a cause or reform apostle
British reform school for youths between 16 and 22 Borstal
United Nations office responsible for crime prevention and criminal justice and law reform Centre for International Crime Prevention , United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Italian antipope from 1080 to 1100 who was installed as pope by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV who consistently opposed efforts at papal reform (died in 1100) Clement III , Guibert of Ravenna
disputant who advocates reform crusader , meliorist , reformer , reformist , social reformer
radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos Cultural Revolution , Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725) Czar Peter I , Peter I , Peter the Great
United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887) Dix , Dorothea Dix , Dorothea Lynde Dix
United States suffragist and feminist; called for reform of the practices that perpetuated sexual inequality (1815-1902) Elizabeth Cady Stanton , Stanton
United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900) Isaac Mayer Wise , Wise
person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties liberal , liberalist , progressive
political orientation that favors progress and reform liberalism
queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793) Marie Antoinette
Russian member of the liberal minority group that advocated gradual reform and opposed the Bolsheviks before and during the Russian Revolution Menshevik
practitioner of orthoepy (especially one of the 17th or 18th century scholars who proposed to reform English spelling so it would reflect pronunciation more closely) orthoepist
religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches Protestant Reformation , Reformation
beliefs and practices of Reform Jews Reform Judaism
Christian 16th-century reform movement Reformation
time or movement of reform reformation
doctrine of reform reformism
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