reversal

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
sudden reversal about-face , U-turn , volte-face
policy reversal about-face , volte-face
reversal of the normal order of words anastrophe , inversion
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial appeal
proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it bill of review
reversal of the syntactic relation of two words (as in `her beauty's face') hypallage
reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love') hyperbaton
reversal of normal order of two words or sentences etc. (as in `bred and born') hysteron proteron
reversal of natural order of words, figure of speech involving hysteron proteron
figure of speech using reversal of natural order hysteron proteron
reversal of circumstances, literary peripeteia , peripetia
reversal of action recession
singular rotation. 3 A reversal of direction, etc turn
complete reversal of direction of travel u-turn
reversal of un-
attitude reversal volte-face
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