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English definition of “inverse”

inverse

adjective [only before noun]     /ɪnˈvɜːs/
changing in the opposite way in relation to something else, especially an amount: an inverse relationship between sth and sth There is an inverse relationship between interest rates and bond prices.in inverse proportion to sth The amount of business activity is in inverse proportion to the amount of government control.
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