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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
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.
 Tu credi che il sole giri attorno alla Terra ma è vero il contrario.
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.
 Sul rovescio della moneta c'era l'immagine di un'aquila.
reverse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (undo, counteract)annullare, cancellare vtr
 The government reversed its policy on taxing alcohol.
 Il governo ha annullato il suo provvedimento sulla tassazione degli alcolici.
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.
 Il giudice ha ribaltato la condanna dell'imputato.
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.
 Vedendo che si era infilato la maglia al contrario, James la rovesciò.
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.
 Dato che Daisy guadagnava più di Ben, decisero di scambiare i ruoli tradizionali: Daisy andava a lavorare e Ben si prendeva cura dei bambini.
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.
 Alison fece retromarcia con l'auto nel 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.
 Harry girò la moneta e vide che il lato opposto era più lucido.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
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.
 Mary ingranò la retromarcia e uscì dal parcheggio.
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.
 Carl è andato in retromarcia sulla stradina stretta finché non ha raggiunto uno slargo.
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.
 Melanie rovesciò la giacca, così che il lato rosso fosse all'esterno.
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.
 Il bibliotecario invertì l'ordine dei libri sullo scaffale, così che gli autori il cui nome veniva dopo alfabeticamente fossero al primo posto.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
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.
 Il veicolo era in retromarcia quando è avvenuto lo scontro.
in reverse chronological order advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from latest to oldest)in ordine cronologico inverso loc avv
 You should list your past jobs on your CV in reverse chronological order.
reverse angle angolo inverso
reverse charge call nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (callee pays fees)chiamata a carico del destinatario nf
reverse chronological adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (display: latest first)con ordine cronologico inverso loc agg
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 engineering nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (taking [sth] apart to reproduce it)reverse engineering nf
  ingegneria inversa nf
 Reverse engineering is one way computer programs are pirated.
reverse fault (geology)faglia inversa nf
reverse mortgage (economics)prestito vitalizio ipotecario nm
reverse psychology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (use of dissuasion to persuade)psicologia inversa nf
reverse stock split nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business: shares merged)raggruppamento azionario nm
reverse transcriptase  (biologia)trascrittasi inversa
reverse-engineer [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (take apart and reproduce)sottoporre a reverse engineering vtr
  sottoporre a ingegneria inversa vtr
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