Translation of reversion in Spanish:

reversion

Pronunciation: /rɪˈvɜːrʒən; rɪˈvɜːʃən/

n

  • 1 u c (to former state, practice) vuelta (f), reversión (f) [formal] reversion to type [Biol] reversión or regresión (f) al tipo original
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    • 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 c [Law] reversión (f)
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    • 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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