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reversal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreversalre‧vers‧al /rɪˈvɜːsəl $ -ɜːr-/ ●○○ AWL noun 🔊 🔊 1 OPPOSITE/REVERSE[countable, uncountable] a change to an opposite arrangement, process, or way of doing somethingturnaroundreversal of/in 🔊 a sudden reversal of government policydramatic/sudden/complete reversal 🔊 a dramatic reversal in population decline 🔊 Some Internet firms have suffered a painful reversal of fortune (=they were successful but now they are not). 🔊 Some carers and dependants find it difficult to adapt to a role reversal.2 [countable]PROBLEM a failure or other problem that prevents you from being able to do what you want 🔊 In spite of setbacks and reversals, his business was at last making money.
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reversalFailure to do this is the only reason for a reversal of the spin from one direction to another.A different principle of development - indeed, a reversal of the principle of increasing elaboration - seems more probable.That transfer led to a reversal of scientific, philosophic, religious, political and economic beliefs.The profits of supermarkets declined until 1975 when a reversal began.Therefore, to excise it would not imply any reversal of Britain's opt-out.The third example of the painful emotion engram is the third type: loss of an ally by reversal.This appears to be a complete reversal of government policy.The Second World War saw a dramatic reversal of traditional attitudes towards women.Wilson's campaign suffered a number of embarrassing reversals in recent months.But if the move from history to hystery were simply a matter of role reversal it would be relatively unproblematic.A recent parenting study corroborates the benefits of such role reversal.The decision marks a sharp reversal in federal policy.Reagan, astonished by this sudden reversal, said, Absolutely not.role reversalBut a role reversal might be interesting to start off with.But, on the dodges and self-deceptions of role reversal, this play is indefatigably predictable.As parents age, the issue of role reversal becomes more prominent.But if the move from history to hystery were simply a matter of role reversal it would be relatively unproblematic.This is a remarkable role reversal.But there has been some role reversal.A recent parenting study corroborates the benefits of such role reversal.Another important finding of the study was the confusion and ambivalence which these carers exhibited in relation to role reversal.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreversalre‧vers‧al /rɪˈvɜːsəl-ɜːr-/ noun1[countable] a change to an opposite arrangement, process, or course of actionreversal ofThe move was a reversal of Kodak’s previous policy.reversal inMoney managers predict a reversal in the industry’s rising share values.2[countable] a failure or other problem that prevents you from being able to do what you wantIn spite of setbacks and reversals, his business was at last making money.
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