1. favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
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How To Use reform-minded In A Sentence

  • But even if tough-minded businessmen and a reform-minded government make all the right moves, B.C. is going to be a far different province in the 21st century.
  • His spirit was critical and reform-minded, along the lines of the French philosophes, who defined themselves as the adversaries of superstition and charlatanism.
  • some reform-minded Islamic scholars believe that reopening ijtihad is a prerequisite for the survival of Islam
  • At the same time, state leaders are facing countervailing pressures from reform-minded groups that want to lessen the impact of partisan politics on a process that has been plagued for decades by shenanigans - and symbolized by the oddly shaped district maps that take their nickname "gerrymander" from an early 19th-century Massachusetts governor, Elbridge Gerry, who drew the first one in the shape of a salamander. NYT > Home Page
  • He seemed a pacific, reform-minded monarch, and educated liberals hoped for great things from him.
  • No government cedes its power willingly, so it is likely that Canberra's interference, however purportedly reform-minded the agenda, will continue.
  • This changed when the reform-minded leader Kemal Mustafa Attaturk, for better or for worse, adopted a Romanization system which heavily uses umlauts to modify various sounds.
  • Countries that take the advice, decontrolling prices or cutting subsidies, can get lots of money: reform-minded Mexico is now the biggest borrower. Money Isn't Everything
  • Kevin, I don't want to be too belligerent about this, because I understand the benefits of experience, but, honestly, it was only a lack of time that kept me from posting a prediction that city's change-advocating daily and its equally reform-minded alternative weekly would both endorse the political dynast. Your Right Hand Thief
  • Reform-minded kings, monks, and bishops in England, influenced by norms promoted on the continent in the late eighth and ninth centuries by Carolingian rulers and ecclesiastics, drew up demanding blueprints for the clerical life.
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