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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A major change in attitude or principle or point of view; A change from one state to the opposite state; Turning in the opposite direction;

Usage examples (39)
  • We believe that a short-term reversal has taken place.
  • The reversal of the image in the lens
  • "The school district has published what they call a reversal; and we call it a concession," West said.
  • That will have an affect, but you're dead right that we set the stage for what they call a reversal here. for more
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