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  • 1Reverse — Re*verse (r[ e]*v[ e]rs ), n. [Cf. F. revers. See {Reverse}, a.] 1. That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction. [1913 Webster] He did so …

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  • 2reverse — Synonyms and related words: Hydromatic, abandon, abolish, about face, about turn, abrogate, adversative, adverse, adversity, adversive, afterpart, afterpiece, afterthoughts, alter, annul, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode,… …

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  • 3reverse — I. v. a. 1. Invert, turn upside down, turn end for end, turn topsy turvy. 2. Overturn, overthrow, overset, subvert. 3. Change to the opposite. 4. Annul, repeal, revoke, rescind, countermand, overthrow, make void. II. a. Opposite, converse, turned …

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  • 4reverse — [n1] opposite about face, antipode, antipole, antithesis, back, bottom, change of mind, contra, contradiction, contradictory, contrary, converse, counter, counterpole, flip flop*, flip side*, inverse, other side, overturning, rear, regression,… …

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  • 5reverse — [ri vʉrs′] adj. [ME revers < OFr < L reversus, pp. of revertere: see REVERT] 1. a) turned backward; opposite or contrary, as in position, direction, order, etc. b) with the back showing or in view 2. reversing the usual effect so as to show …

    English World dictionary

  • 6Reverse auction — A reverse auction (also called procurement auction, e auction, sourcing event, e sourcing or eRA) is a tool used in industrial business to business procurement. It is a type of auction in which the role of the buyer and seller are reversed, with… …

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  • 7fortune — noun 1 luck ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ bad, ill … OF FORTUNE ▪ piece, stroke ▪ By a stroke of good fortune, S …

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  • 8reverse — reversedly /ri verr sid lee, verrst lee/, adv. reversely, adv. reverser, n. /ri verrs /, adj., n., v., reversed, reversing. adj. 1. opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or character: an impression reverse to what was intended; in… …

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  • 9reverse — /rəˈvɜs / (say ruh vers) adjective 1. opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or character: an impression reverse to what was intended. 2. acting in a manner opposite or contrary to that which is usual, as an appliance or apparatus. 3 …

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  • 10reverse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 opposite ADJECTIVE ▪ exact VERB + REVERSE ▪ do ▪ If you tell children to do something, they will often do the exact reverse. PREPOSITION …

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  • 11Fortune Kooky — Infobox Television episode Title = Fortune Kooky Series = Garfield and Friends Caption = Season = 2 Episode = 50 Airdate = September 23, 1989 [ [http://www.povonline.com/Garf%20Episodes.htm Garfield Friends Episode Guide ] ] Production = US017 B… …

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  • 12reverse — {{11}}reverse (adv./adj.) c.1300, from O.Fr. revers reverse, cross, from L. reversus, pp. of revertere turn back (see REVERT (Cf. revert)). Reverse angle in film making is from 1934. Reverse discrimination is attested from 1970 in a U.S. context… …

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  • 13fortune — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)tʃuːn[/t]] ♦♦♦ fortunes 1) N COUNT (emphasis) You can refer to a large sum of money as a fortune or a small fortune to emphasize how large it is. We had to eat out all the time. It ended up costing a fortune... He made a small fortune… …

    English dictionary

  • 14reverse — re•verse [[t]rɪˈvɜrs[/t]] adj. n. v. versed, vers•ing 1) opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or character 2) with the back or rear part toward the observer: the reverse side of a fabric[/ex] 3) mac mec pertaining to or producing… …

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  • 15reverse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. antithesis, converse, opposite; misfortune, setback, comedown, defeat; tail, back (of coin), about face, right about. See opposition. v. t. transpose, invert, evert, turn around; back; revoke, annul,… …

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  • 16reverse — /rɪ vɜ:s/ adjective opposite or in the opposite direction ▪▪▪ ‘…the trade balance sank $17 billion, reversing last fall’s brief improvement’ [Fortune] …

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  • 17reverse — /rɪ vɜ:s/ adjective opposite or in the opposite direction ■ verb to change a decision to the opposite ● The committee reversed its decision on import quotas. ▪▪▪ ‘…the trade balance sank $17 billion, reversing last fall’s brief improvement’… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18Soldiers of Fortune — The Chaos Engine The Chaos Engine Éditeur Renegade Software Développeur The Bitmap Brothers …

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  • 19adversity — n 1. misfortune, affliction, hurt, harm, ruin, ruination; misery, woe, hardship, suffering, distress, bereavement, Archaic. bale, storm and stress, sea of troubles; infelicity, ill or bad luck, hard luck, ill or bad fortune, ambsace, evil eye,… …

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  • 20calamity — n 1. affliction, adversity, hurt, harm, ruin, ruination, desolation; misery, wretchedness, agony, torture, torment, distress, suffering, Archaic. bale; woe, grief, sorrow, dolor, sadness, anguish, anxiety, unhappiness, heartache, heartbreak,… …

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