Translation of inverse in Spanish:

inverse

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvɜːrs; ˈɪnvɜːrs; ɪnˈvɜːs; ˈɪnvɜːs/

adjective/adjetivo

(usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 (opposite, reversed) inverso in inverse order o sequence a la inversa, en orden inverso in inverse proportion/relation to sth en proporción/relación inversa a algo pressure and volume are in inverse proportion la presión y el volumen son inversamente proporcionales 1.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [operation/element] inverso inverse function función (feminine) inversa
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    • The positive sign on this effect suggests that the inverse relationship between early support from the mother and adult depressive symptoms is less substantial among male respondents.
    • In theory, at least, this creates a direct, inverse relationship between the unemployment rate and the inflation rate.
    • A review of 20 international studies looking into the link between the use of the oral contraceptives and rates of bowel cancer found an inverse relationship.
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    • He made major contributions to the inverse problem of Galois theory as well as to class field theory, thereby solving some long outstanding conjectures.
    • That is addition, multiplication and the two inverse operations of subtraction and division.
    • The reconstructions of outlines corresponding to extreme individuals using the inverse Fourier transform are plotted on the PC1 - PC2 projection.

noun/nombre

  • (no plural/sin plural) the inverse [Mathematics/Matemáticas] el inverso the inverse is also true lo inverso también es cierto

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