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Definition of Reversal

Reversal

  1. Intended to reverse; implying reversal.
  2. The act of reversing; the causing to move or face in an opposite direction, or to stand or lie in an inverted position; as, the reversal of a rotating wheel; the reversal of objects by a convex lens.
  3. A change or overthrowing; as, the reversal of a judgment, which amounts to an official declaration that it is false; the reversal of an attainder, or of an outlawry, by which the sentence is rendered void.

Reversal Quotations

If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.
George C. Marshall

Happily, there's a reversal of the brain drain occurring in Ghana now. We're seeing a lot of - actually in Africa - we're seeing a lot of African professionals, you know, returning to the continent to contribute their quota.
John Dramani Mahama

To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

We must become a people who are in submission, that is, submitted completely to the mission of the Church, 'in statu missionis.' Thus, living fully within the mainstream of grace, under the mantle of God's divine authority, and by uniting ourselves to the obedience of Christ on the cross, we participate in the reversal of Adam's sin.
Michael O'Brien

A reversal is just anything that's a surprise. It's a way of keeping the audience interested.
Tony Gilroy
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Reversal Translations

reversal in German is umkehr, Umschwung, Umkehrung
reversal in Italian is ritorno
reversal in Swedish is omkastning
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