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English definition of “reverse”

reverse

verb (CHANGE TO OPPOSITE)    /rɪˈvɜːs/ US  /-ˈvɝːs/
C1 [T] to change the direction, order, position, result, etc. of something to its opposite: The new manager hoped to reverse the decline in the company's fortunes. Now that you have a job and I don't, our situations are reversed. The Court of Appeal reversed the earlier judgment.ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequentlyChanging direction
(Definition of reverse verb (CHANGE TO OPPOSITE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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