Examples of reversal in a Sentence
In a sudden reversal, the mayor has decided not to run for reelection.
the reversal of a decision
a surprising reversal in the value of the stock
We had a role reversal. I became the leader and he became the follower.
In a reversal of roles, he is now taking care of his mother.
Reversal of the decision is unlikely.
Recent Examples of reversal from the Web
Houston again had no answer for him defensively, but his onslaught wasn’t enough to prevent a clear role reversal.
There also were 52 percent fewer tents and other makeshift structures downtown, a significant reversal from last year’s count that found a 104 percent increase.
His prison bureau wants to boost the populations of private jails—another reversal from practice under Mr Obama.
All of which makes this reversal on the part of Trump — who’s had no shortage of tough talk for China’s trade practices in the past — all the more head-scratching.
Experts in international trade and technology interpreted this odd reversal from the president’s usual pronouncements about Americans losing jobs at China’s expense as a negotiating ploy ahead of important trade talks this week.
Trump's international economic policies have been marked by ultimatums and threats that are frequently followed by exemptions and reversals.
What distinguishes disease prevention from age reversal, according to Church, is whether an old dog's body can heal like a young one.
The researchers aligned the Arizona core dates to the ancient lake cores using bands found in all of the cores, marking reversals in Earth’s magnetic fields.
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: a change to an opposite state, condition, decision, etc.
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