reverse

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
reverse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opposite)contrario, opposto, inverso nm
 You believe the sun goes around the Earth, whereas the reverse is true.
reverse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (other side, back)rovescio, verso, retro, dorso nm
 There was an image of an eagle on the reverse of the coin.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (undo, counteract)invertire vtr
 The government reversed its policy on taxing pasties.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (overturn: a legal decision)ribaltare vtr
 The judge reversed the defendant's conviction.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (turn back to front)rovesciare, invertire vtr
 Seeing that he had put his jumper on back to front, James reversed it.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (exchange: roles, etc.)scambiare vtr
 As Daisy earned more than Ben, they decided to reverse the traditional roles; Daisy went out to work and Ben took care of the children.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (vehicle: drive backwards)fare retromarcia con, fare marcia indietro con vtr
  guidare in retromarcia, guidare a marcia indietro vi
 Alison reversed the car into the garage.
reverse adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opposite)inverso, invertito, contrario, opposto agg
 Harry turned the coin over and saw that the reverse side was shinier.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
reverse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle's backwards gear)retromarcia, marcia indietro nf
 Mary put the car into reverse and pulled out of the parking space.
reverse viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (drive backwards)andare in retromarcia, andare a marcia indietro vi
  fare retromarcia, fare marcia indietro vtr
 Carl reversed along the narrow lane until he reached a passing place.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (turn inside out)rivoltare, rovesciare vtr
 Melanie reversed the jacket, so that the red side was outwards.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (order, position: turn around)invertire vtr
 The librarian reversed the order of the books on the shelf, so that authors whose names appeared later in the alphabet came first.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
in reverse advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (backwards)in senso inverso
 She listed the names in reverse, not alphabetically.
 Fece l'elenco dei nomi in senso inverso, non in ordine alfabetico.
in reverse advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (vehicle: into backwards mode)retromarcia nf
 I put the car in reverse and backed into the garage.
 Misi la retromarcia ed entrai nel garage.
in reverse adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (vehicle: in backwards mode)in retromarcia
 The vehicle was in reverse when the crash happened.
just the reverse l'esatto contrario
reverse angle angolo inverso
reverse direction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (backwards)direzione opposta nf
 Turn the handle clockwise to open, and in the reverse direction to close.
 Gira la maniglia in senso orario per aprire e nella direzione opposta per chiudere.
reverse discrimination nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prejudice in favour of a minority)discriminazione inversa nf
 Many people believe that minority quotas are reverse discrimination.
reverse psychology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (use of dissuasion to persuade)psicologia inversa nf
reverse transcriptase  (biologia)trascrittasi inversa
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