This word must begin with a capital letter and must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4).
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (modification)
a. reform
La reforma de la ley de educación perjudicará a los colegios.The reform of the education law will be detrimental to schools.
2. (remodeling)
a. alteration
Si planeas remodelar tu casa, asegúrate de que las reformas respeten el código edilicio.If you are planning a remodel of your home, be sure that the alterations are in compliance with the building code.
3. (sewing)
a. alteration
Susan tiene máquina de coser y sabe hacer reformas sencillas como dobladillar pantalones.Susan has a sewing machine and can do basic alterations like hemming pants.
4. (religious movement)
a. Reformation
La Reforma dio origen a un cambio de pensamiento que señaló la finalización gradual de la Edad Media.The Reformation gave rise to a change of thinking that signalled the gradual end of the Middle Ages.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (modificación)
a. reform
reforma agrarialand reform, agrarian reform
2. (en local, casa)
a. alterations
hacer reformas en casato to do up the house
3. (religion)
la Reformathe Reformation
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1 (modificación) reform
reformas políticas political reforms; la Reforma (Religión) the Reformation; (México) (Política) 19th century reform movement
reforma agraria land reform
reforma educativa education reform
2 reformas (en edificio, local) alterations
están haciendo reformas al local
cerrado por reformas closed for refurbishment; closed for alterations
3 (Cos) alteration
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