Translation of reformatory in Spanish:


reformatorio, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈfɔrməˌtɔri//rɪˈfɔːmət(ə)ri/


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    (in US)
    reformatorio masculine
    • A new generation of professional charity workers appeared; many of them were college trained women who practiced ‘scientific philanthropy’ in settlement houses, orphan asylums, juvenile courts and reformatories.
    • Other institutions such as reformatories were built in the 20th century, when it was believed most crime in Ireland was alcohol-related.
    • This is the independent body set up in 2002 to compensate those abused as children in industrial schools, reformatories and other institutions subject to State regulation or inspection.
    • Given that he has spent much of his life in reformatories and prisons, he is, we're led to believe, somewhat naive about the outside world.
    • The state's potential liability for damages to victims of abuse in reformatories and other institutions could be €300 million less than the €1 billion estimated by the Comptroller and Auditor General, writes Ed Micheau.
    • Smith's workshops on songwriting, vocals and harmonica take him throughout his home state of Victoria and the rest of the country, into schools, prisons, reformatories, music stores - and ABC studios.
    • The reformatory was built in 1886 at a time when the idea of reformatories was new,
    • Government, they insisted, had a duty to help the people effect their individual self-improvement, by enacting temperance reform and by building reformatories, asylums, and new-model prisons (all of which required public taxation).
    • Noel Kelly was sent to Daingean reformatory for stealing sweets and ended up an armed robber.
    • By offering a study that covers a 150 plus year span, and carrying her examination to the closure of the Dwight Reformatory in 1972 Dodge offers the first major study of women's reformatories that extends beyond the progressive era.
    • But then the first reformatories began to appear, including one in Wiltshire, in 1856.
    • In Shoeshine, two boys, displaced by the war's aftermath and obligated to shine the shoes of American soldiers for money, are caught with stolen goods and sent to a reformatory.
    • The government followed up on these demands in 1900 by mandating the creation of public reformatories in each prefecture.
    • When I was a girl, bad children were sent to reformatories - and reform was frightening, although as a word it meant to make things better.
    • So too were there special prisons for juveniles - sometimes in hulks, as in Sydney's Sobraon and Vernon - while the construction of special reformatories and prison farms proceeded well into the twentieth century.
    • Few had specialized treatment services, and most defined delinquency in highly gendered ways, routinely sentencing girls to reformatories for sexual behavior for which boys were rarely punished.
    • Many women were also sent to the reformatory on the suspicion of having a venereal disease.
    • Mid-Victorian child-saving institutions included certified reformatories, industrial schools, industrial training ships for boys, special voluntary rescue homes for girls, and industrial day schools for truants.
    • ‘Institutions’ included orphanages, industrial schools, reformatories, hospitals, children's homes, day or boarding schools and foster care.
    • The barn was originally built as the dairy facility for a juvenile reformatory.