Definition of "reformation"
  1. A legal modification to a written contract to reflect the actual agreement when proven that the documented terms were inaccurate, typically made by a court in the event of a mutual error or deception by one party
How to use "reformation" in a sentence
  1. The contractor requested a reformation of the agreement to correct a mistake in the specified project completion date.
  2. The judge enforced a reformation of the fraudulent lease agreement to protect the tenant's rights.
  3. Through a court-ordered reformation, the estate sale contract was updated to include terms that were verbally agreed upon but mistakenly omitted in writing.

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