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English definition of “obverse”


noun [U]     /ˈɒb.vɜːs/ US  /ɑːbˈvɝːs/ formal
the other side of something: False humility and its obverse, arrogance, are equally unpleasant. Of course, the obverse of the theory may also be true. → Synonym opposite nounSurfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects the obverse specialized the front side of a coin that has the main picture on itSurfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects
(Definition of obverse noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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