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
Many pointed to Trump’s several recent reversals on campaign policy positions as evidence of the growing influence of his daughter and her husband and Cohn.
If draft cocktails—as many would argue—represent a reversal of the over-the-top artisanal mixologist movement, what gives?
In an ironic reversal, Kenan achieves not only a Gothic wonder here but a revisionist Gothic wonder.
In the aftermath of Trump's remarks, many Republicans rushed out statements sending an unequivocal message condemning white supremacists and Nazis – with only some urging the president by name to do the same after days of apparent reversals.
In a stark reversal, President Trump on Monday specifically called out white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan for inciting violence that left three dead over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The lawsuit targets such reversals, arguing that in overturning the judges’ decisions, the department is not abiding by its own rules.
Now, in what is believed to be the first reversal of its kind, the toddler has undergone new oxygen treatments with incredible results thanks to Dr. Paul Harch in New Orleans.
Reuters said the expected reversal marks the first time the Trump administration has rejected part of an Obama administration Justice Department vehicle emissions settlement.
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Definition of reversal for English Language Learners
: a change to an opposite state, condition, decision, etc.
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legal Definition of reversal
- the reversal of the lower court's decision
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