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Spanish translation of “reverse”


verb /rəˈvəːs/
to move backwards or in the opposite direction to normal He reversed (the car) into the garage He reversed the film through the projector. to put into the opposite position, state, order etc This jacket can be reversed (= worn inside out). to change (a decision, policy etc) to the exact opposite The man was found guilty, but the judges in the appeal court reversed the decision. reversal noun a reversal of his previous decision. reversed adjective in the opposite state, position, order etc Once he worked for me. Now our positions are reversed and I work for him. reversible adjective able to be reversed
a reversible process.
(of clothes) able to be worn with either side out
Is that raincoat reversible?
reverse the charges (also reverse-charge call) which is paid for by the person who receives it instead of by the caller.
llamar a cobro revertido
(Definition of reverse from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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