role reversal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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role reversalnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​situation in which two ​peopleexchangetheirusualduties or ​positions
(Definition of role reversal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “role reversal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 角色倒转…
in Chinese (Traditional) 角色倒轉…
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