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Synonyms for reversal

Synonyms for reversal

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

a change from better to worse

the act of reversing or annulling

Synonyms for reversal

a change from one state to the opposite state

an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes

turning in an opposite direction or position


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a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside

the act of reversing the order or place of

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a major change in attitude or principle or point of view

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After the initial simple discrimination training, the children were exposed to repeated reversal training.
Though the new guidance is not prescriptive, except when the cost to make these changes exceeds $10 million, PHMSA strongly encouraged operators to submit a comprehensive written plan before beginning a conversion or reversal.
Each little wave brings a little more water in, and eventually you get to the full reversal," rt.
A successful vasectomy reversal is not dependent on the time that has elapsed since the vasectomy or based on a man's age, but is more dependent on the surgeon's training and expertise.
This is also proof that a polarity reversal would not affect the rotation axis of Earth, as the planet's rotation axis tilt has a significant effect on climate and glaciation and any change would be evident in the glacial record.
Factors affecting the pregnancy rate after microsurgical reversal of tubal ligation.
Sugammadex is a novel selective reversal binding agent (SRBA) under development by Schering-Plough Corporation.
4 shows the positions of all five defenders on the reversal pass toward the wide side of the floor with the original "Wide Wing" (W2) fanning the ball down the sideline and squeezing the dribbler increasingly as he approaches the 10-second time line.
Processors and shippers of secondary commodities have been among the beneficiaries of the basic materials reversal maneuver.
According to well known theoretical conjectures, supported by experimental observations, the combined charge conjugation and parity symmetry (CP) and time reversal symmetry (I) are closely related by the CPI-theorem.
A reversal would happen slowly, giving animals time to adapt to the change.
The second one is the Reversal Prize, awarded to researchers whose interventions keep a mature mouse alive significantly longer than expected.
The spare interiors are inhabited by silent figures, at once strange and familiar, caught up in rituals involving reversal or repetition: An elderly woman climbs into a girl's bed for a snooze; a woman puts her finger into the mouth of a sleeping man; a man feeds another man instead of the baby or the elderly woman at the dinner table.
Since increased integration of the world economy reflects two forces--improved and cheaper communications and transportation and policies such as freeing of trade--a reversal is perfectly possible.
In addition, research analyzing the relative efficacy and importance of each habit reversal component is discussed.