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reversal

US [rɪˈvɜrs(ə)l]
UK [rɪˈvɜː(r)s(ə)l]
  • n.逆转;反转;颠倒;倒退
  • Web反向;倒转;翻转
Plural Form:reversals  
Reversal
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n.
1.
[c][u]
~ (of sth)
颠倒;彻底转变;反转;倒置a change of sth so that it is the opposite of what it was
a complete/dramatic/sudden reversal of policy
政策的全面╱剧烈╱突然转变
the reversal of a decision
决定的撤销
The government suffered a total reversal of fortune(s) last week.
上星期,政府的命运发生了逆转。
2.
[c]
倒退;逆转;退步;转胜为败a change from being successful to having problems or being defeated
the team's recent reversal
球队最近的失败
The company's financial problems were only a temporary reversal.
公司的财务问题只是暂时的挫折。
3.
[c][u]
(位置或功能的)转换,交换an exchange of positions or functions between two or more people
It's a complete role reversal/reversal of roles(= for example when a husband cares for the house and children while the wife works) .
这是一种彻底的角色转换。

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