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  • adjective Not reformed

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  • adjective unaffected by the Reformation


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  • His enablers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, remain unreformed and continue to distort the American mortgage market even as they consume a taxpayer bailout.

    Angelo's Ashes 2010

  • Â Economies remain unreformed, distorted and dependent.

    Think Progress » Staying in Iraq. 2006

  • Secondly, 'unreformed' public services - by introducing more choice, competition and non-state collective provision.

    Big Speech from Cameron today. Glyn Davies 2008

  • She was since "unreformed" and I believe it might have been during Secret Six.

    Week 34: In Sunshine Or In Shadow Douglas Wolk 2006

  • Critics call the outcome bizarre: Unlike Los Angeles, "unreformed" city councils like San Jose, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Portland, Boston and Seattle, which set their own pay or form a commission to do so, all keep their raises modest.

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue 2009

  • The scandal has lifted the lid on how power is really exercised in 21st-century Britain – in which the unreformed City and its bankers play a central part.

    Murdoch: This scandal has exposed the scale of elite corruption | Seumas Milne 2011

  • Wise governments try to avoid picking a fight with the coppers, which is one reason the police usually stay unreformed long after change is due.

    Police reform holds big risks for coalition Michael White 2010

  • But the costs are born by households and exporters: Consumers pay higher prices in a less competitive unreformed domestic marketplace.

    Selling Trade to Japan Joseph Sternberg 2011

  • Today's growth gap between Europe's north and south, which some say proves the unwisdom of a common monetary policy, is hardly organic—it's the product of their common mistake in loading too much debt on unreformed southern economies in giddy expectation of euro-based prosperity.

    What the Greeks Are Teaching Jr. Holman W. Jenkins 2011

  • There are bureaucracies in the legislature, in the central government; and the courts are still largely unreformed, so we are not much better off just by virtue of having an Internet platform, said Mati.

    Kenyan Government Online Information Gets Mixed Reviews 2011


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