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Synonyms for reversion

a return to a former, usually worse condition

Synonyms for reversion

(law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e

(genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)

a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

returning to a former state

a failure to maintain a higher state

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said Athos, "who are going to be killed, in order that Monsieur de Bouillon may have his estate at Sedan restored to him, that the reversion of the admiralty may be given to the Duc de Beaufort, and that the coadjutor may be made a cardinal.
They were a morose and peevish band at best, though here and there were those among them in whom germinated the primal seeds of humanity--reversions to type, these, doubtless; reversions to the ancient progenitor who took the first step out of ape-hood toward humanness, when he walked more often upon his hind feet and discovered other things for idle hands to do.
The office portfolio continued to see positive rental reversion
The notices were served under US copyright laws which give songwriters "an inalienable right" to call for a reversion of copyright after 35 years.
As many as 85 officers staged sit-in outside Inspector General (IG) Punjab Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera's office over the reversion of out-of-turn promotions.
Martin, by email AIT is called reversion - it's going back to its original colour.
Reversion therapy with maple leaves 6 I've got a beautiful variegated maple tree with green foliage in the middle and lighter, cream leaves around the edges.
WASHINGTON, Ramadan 11, 1437, June 16, 2016, SPA -- The United States on Thursday warned China that any reversion to its past exchange rate policy of keeping the yuan artificially low would trigger a new round of U.
The individual can choose to release home equity using reverse mortgages or home reversion plans, to buy annuities, and long-term care insurance.
Tri-Star asserts in its statement of claim that reversion has occurred.
La reversion de la vasectomia es una opcion viable en la mayoria de los hombres y en cualquier momento, pero el tiempo transcurrido desde la vasectomia puede repercutir sobre la probabilidad de exito del procedimiento.
Whilst studies have demonstrated lifestyle modifications to be associated with reversion of metabolic syndrome and its components, little information exists on the effect of changes in overall dietary pattern without weight loss in preventing and managing the condition.
As at 31 March 2015, the Sovereign portfolio comprised 767 properties primarily subject to home reversion plans, located throughout the UK.
Home Reversion Plan A home reversion plan allows you to sell all or part of your home in exchange for a cash lump sum and a lifetime lease on the property.