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Definition of 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.
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Reversal Translations

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