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1 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily
  • the company's long-term strategy is sound, and they should be able to weather this latest reversal

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2 a changing from one policy or point of view to virtually its exact opposite
  • parents need to be consistent in their discipline policy, as reversals will only undermine the whole process

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The first known use of reversal was in the 15th century

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“Reversal.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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