inversion


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Synonyms for inversion

Synonyms for inversion

the act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite

Synonyms for inversion

the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

the reversal of the normal order of words

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(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

turning upside down

the act of turning inside out

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In response to the inversion problem, Congress has proposed numerous bills--only one of which became law (15)--and the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have implemented several regulations that attempt to fight inversion practices.
20) And every time a new bill is passed or a new regulation is promulgated to curb inversions, corporations have circumvented the new obstacles by exploiting loopholes and utilizing ingenious inversion strategies.
Facing congressional deadlock and an inability to enact sweeping reforms, the Obama Administration relied on administrative regulations and notices to stymie inversion deals in an ad hoc manner, but these efforts proved too piecemeal and ad hoc to provide a comprehensive solution to the general phenomenon of inversions.
Por otra parte, siempre habra la cantidad exacta de ahorro ex post para respaldar la inversion ex post y, asi, liberar la financiacion que se utilizo previamente.
Chile durante la decada de los noventa tuvo un promedio de inversion equivalente al 27% del PIB anual.
En los ultimos tres anos la inversion ha fluctuado entre 21% y 23% del PIB, tasas insuficientes para materializar las aspiraciones de crecimiento economico de los chilenos.
Al mismo tiempo, la inversion en infraestructura (que es, tipicamente, tarea del sector publico) eleva la tasa de crecimiento de largo plazo al aumentar el PIB potencial, esto es, la capacidad productiva de la que dispone el pais.
The authors study 73 inversions that occurred from 1983 to 2014 for which equity price data are available.
So if many long-term shareholders lose from inversions, why do they occur?
We say that an inversion sequence e [member of] [I.
Our focus in this paper is a study of inversion sequences avoiding a three-letter word p.
i)] systematic studies of pattern avoidance in inversion sequences, although in [7] Duncan and Steingrlmsson considered pattern avoidance in ascent sequences, introduced in [3], and obtained interesting enumerative results.
The first major inversion transaction that garnered significant attention from the US public occurred in 1983, when McDermott International reincorporated in Panama.
80) Ultimately, corporations invert if they believe that anticipated future tax benefits (81) resulting from the inversion outweigh any perceived unpatriotic sentiment (82) and the added regulatory burden associated with the transaction.
Notwithstanding the economic benefits realized by corporations that reincorporate abroad, (84) the concept of inversion has been controversial since these transactions began taking place in the 1980s.