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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A failure to maintain a higher state adj. - Tending to return to an earlier state.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : They reverted to the ways of their forefathers. ,He constantly reverted to his childhood
  • What you call "crystallization" I call reverting to cliches and one-dimensional characterization.
  • We are reverting from a “borrow and buy” economy to the “cash and carry” model of our grandparents.
  • Obama would need to look back only as far as Bill Clinton’s first two years to see the risks in reverting to a more partisan strategy. for more
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