Meaning of REVERSAL in English

REVERSAL

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪvɜ:(r)s(ə)l ]

( reversals)

1.

A reversal of a process, policy, or trend is a complete change in it.

The Financial Times says the move represents a complete reversal of previous US policy...

N-COUNT : oft N of n

2.

When there is a role reversal or a reversal of roles, two people or groups exchange their positions or functions.

When children end up taking care of their parents, it is a strange role reversal indeed.

N-COUNT : n N , N of n

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