reversal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈv3ːrsəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈvɝsəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri vûrsəl)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•vers•al /rɪˈvɜrsəl/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. [uncountable] an act or instance of reversing;
    a state of being reversed.
  2. a change of one's fortune or luck for the worse:[countable]She suffered a reversal in her job.
See -vert-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•ver•sal  (ri vûrsəl),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an act or instance of reversing.
  2. the state of being reversed.
  3. an adverse change of fortune;
    reverse.
  4. Lawmakingthe setting aside of a decision of a lower court by a higher court.
  • reverse + -al2 1480–90

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
reversal /rɪˈvɜːsəl/ n
  1. the act or an instance of reversing
  2. a change for the worse; reverse
  3. the state of being reversed
  4. the annulment of a judicial decision, esp by an appeal court on grounds of error or irregularity
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