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Re*form"a*to*ry (-t?*r?), a.

Tending to produce reformation; reformative.

 

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Re*form"a*to*ry, n.; pl. -ries (-rz).

An institution for promoting the reformation of offenders.

Magistrates may send juvenile offenders to reformatories instead of to prisons. Eng. Cyc.

 

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