reversion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “reversion” in the English Dictionary

"reversion" in British English

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reversionnoun [S or U]

uk   /rɪˈvɜː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈvɝː.ʒən/
formal a ​change back to a ​previous and often ​worsecondition: The new ​procedures are being ​seen as a reversion toold, ​inefficientways of ​working. specialized law a ​return of something to ​itspreviousowner
(Definition of reversion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reversion" in American English

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reversionnoun [U]

 us   /rɪˈvɜr·ʒən/ fml
a ​change back to a ​previous and often ​worsecondition: Reversion to the ​wild isn’t ​easy for a ​captiveanimal.
(Definition of reversion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reversion" in Business English

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uk   /rɪˈvɜːʃən/  us   /rɪˈvɜrʒən/
[C or U] PROPERTY, LAW a ​financialarrangement 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 ​companytakes a ​share of the ​proceedsequal 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 ​tradingconditions would seem to ​indicate a reversion of the ​tradedeficit.a reversion to sth Analysts expect to see a reversion to more ​balancedgrowthrates from 2012 onwards.
(Definition of reversion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reversion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒退, 回复,回归, 归还…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒退, 回復,回歸, 歸還…
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