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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “reverse”

reverse

noun
 
 
/rɪˈvɜːs/ US  /-ˈvɝːs/
the reverse the opposite of what has been suggested
相反的情况(或事物);对立面
The teachers say my son is slow, but I believe the reverse (is true).
老师们说我儿子反应迟钝,但我觉得恰恰相反。
Opposites
the back of a coin, medal,
(硬币、奖章等的)反面,背面
The English £1 coin has a royal coat of arms on the reverse.
1英镑硬币的背面有王室盾徽的图案。
Surfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects
in reverse (order) in the opposite order or way
向相反方向;倒;逆
To stop the engine, you repeat the same procedures, but in reverse (order).
要想关掉发动机,你得按相反顺序重复同样的步骤。
Opposites
[U] (also reverse gear) the method of controlling a vehicle that makes it go backwards
倒车挡
To go backwards, you must put the car in/into reverse (gear).
要想倒车,你得挂倒车挡。
The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
[C] formal a defeat or failure
失败;挫折
They suffered a serious military/political reverse.
他们遭受了一次重大的军事/政治失败。
FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
(Definition of reverse noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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