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  Definition of reversal
  1. a reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
  2. a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function"
  3. the act of reversing the order or place of
  4. turning in the opposite direction
  5. a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
  6. a decision to reverse an earlier decision
  7. turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
  8. an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
Similar Words: about-face, volte-face, policy change, transposition, reversion, reverse, turnabout, turnaround, change of mind, flip-flop, turn around, setback, blow, black eye

 

Hyponyms: undoing, regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, about-face, about turn, u-turn, reconsideration, second thought, afterthought, rethink, whammy

 

Derivational Morphology: about-face, change by reversal, turn, reverse, permute, commute, transpose, invert, overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop, revoke, annul, lift, countermand, repeal, rescind, vacate, swing around, swing about, turn around, set back

 

 
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