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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·formed a.
 1. Corrected; amended; restored to purity or excellence; said, specifically, of the whole body of Protestant churches originating in the Reformation. Also, in a more restricted sense, of those who separated from Luther on the doctrine of consubstantiation, etc., and carried the Reformation, as they claimed, to a higher point. The Protestant churches founded by them in Switzerland, France, Holland, and part of Germany, were called the Reformed churches.
    The town was one of the strongholds of the Reformed faith.   --Macaulay.
 2. Amended in character and life; as, a reformed gambler or drunkard.
 3. Mil. Retained in service on half or full pay after the disbandment of the company or troop; -- said of an officer. [Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : formed again or anew; "the re-formed scout troop has been
            very active"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or relating to the body of Protestant Christianity
             arising during the Reformation; used of some
             Protestant churches especially Calvinist as distinct
             from Lutheran; "Dutch Reformed theology"
      2: caused to abandon an evil manner of living and follow a good
         one; "a reformed drunkard"