Meaning of “reversion” in the English Dictionary

"reversion" in English

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(Definition of “reversion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reversionnoun [ U ]

us /rɪˈvɜr·ʒən/ fml

a change back to a previous and often worse condition:

Reversion to the wild isn’t easy for a captive animal.

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uk /rɪˈvɜːʃən/ us /rɪˈvɜrʒən/

[ C or U ] PROPERTY, LAW a financial arrangement in which property or land is given back to the lender after a period of time during which someone else has used it:

When the property is sold, the reversion company takes a share of the proceeds equal to the share of the house it has bought.
a home reversion scheme/plan

[ S or U ] the process of returning to a previous state or condition:

Recent trading conditions would seem to indicate a reversion of the trade deficit.
a reversion to sth Analysts expect to see a reversion to more balanced growth rates from 2012 onwards.

(Definition of “reversion” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)