The above transcription of reformation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
reformation is pronounced in four syllables
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An example use of reformation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… spearheaded the Reformation and famously …”
meanings of reformation
Change or correction, by a court in equity, to a written instrument to conform to the original intention of the parties.
An improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices, etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social, political or religious affairs or in the conduct of persons or operation of organizations.
The religious movement initiated by Martin Luther in the 16th century to reform the Roman Catholic Church.