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reversion

Pronunciation: /rɪˈvɜːrʒən; rɪˈvɜːʃən/

Translation of reversion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c (to former state, practice) vuelta (feminine), reversión (feminine) [formal] reversion to type [Biology/Biología] reversión or regresión (feminine) al tipo original
    Example sentences
    • For larger companies, including the Rangers and Arsenal football clubs and the brewer Adnams, a reversion to the previous system is likely to have a minimal effect on investors.
    • But because Gorbachev had not yet consolidated his hold on power, or perhaps because the sheer scale of what was happening in Ukraine scared him, the Chernobyl disaster occasioned a reversion to old habits.
    • The institution of joint army/police patrols in the cities aroused mixed feelings; they may have been necessary where crime was large-scale and violent, but they were thought to symbolize a reversion to coercive practices.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Law/Derecho] reversión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • For these reasons we prefer the analysis put forward in the respondent's notice to the theory of automatic reversion which the judge favoured.
    • Thirdly, do they say there was an estate in reversion created in the Crown under these statutes?
    • Until recently there seems to have been some lack of awareness of the provision for reversion, but this is probably no longer the case.

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