Meaning of REVERSAL in English

REVERSAL

noun

1.

a causing to move or face in an opposite direction or to appear in an inverted position

a reversal in policy

the reversal of objects seen through a simple lens

Synonyms: about-face, changeabout, inversion, reverse, reversement, reversion, right-about, right-about-face, turn, turnabout, turning, volte-face

Related Word: bouleversement, overturning

2.

Synonyms: setback , backset, check, reverse

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