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invert

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈvɜːt/ us    /-ˈvɝːt/ formal
to turn something upside down or change the order of two things: In some languages, the word order in questions is inverted (= the verb comes before the subject of the sentence).
inverted
adjective uk   /-ˈvɜː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈvɝː.t̬ɪd/
Cover the bowl with an inverted plate.
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