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reformist (n.)

1580s, originally religious, "a Protestant;" from reform + -ist. Political sense of "one who proposes or favors reform to the order of society," with varying specifics, is from 1640s. Related: Reformism (1904), which was specifically the theory that socialism might be established gradually via a nation's own institutions rather than only by revolution.

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Definitions of reformist
1
reformist (n.)
a disputant who advocates reform;
Synonyms: reformer / crusader / social reformer / meliorist
2
reformist (adj.)
favoring or promoting reform (often by government action);
Synonyms: progressive / reform-minded
From wordnet.princeton.edu