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  1. reform movementnoun

    a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms

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  1. Reform movement

    A reform movement is a kind of social movement that aims to make gradual change, or change in certain aspects of society, rather than rapid or fundamental changes. A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements. Reformists' ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist or religious concepts. Some rely on personal transformation; others rely on small collectives, such as Mahatma Gandhi's spinning wheel and the self-sustaining village economy, as a mode of social change. Reactionary movements, which can arise against any of these, attempt to put things back the way they were before any successes the new reform movement enjoyed, or to prevent any such successes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reform movement in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

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    The numerical value of reform movement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    The (Chinese) reform camp has been selling (IMF inclusion) partly on the basis of international prestige, in particular equaling Japan, what is the reform movement going to say now to move reform forward ... if the IMF has already recognized China as an internationalized currency?

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