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English definition of “inverse”


adjective [not gradable]  /ɪnˈvɜrs, ˈɪn·vɜrs/ us  
changing in an opposite direction in relation to something else, esp. an amount: in inverse proportion an inverse relationship
adverb [not gradable]  /ɪnˈvɜrs·li, ˈɪnˌvɜrs-/ us  
By and large, your ability to cope with change varies inversely with age.
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