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reversionary

or reversional

[ri-vur-zhuh-ner-ee or ri-vur-zhuh-nl; -shuh-] /rɪˈvɜr ʒəˌnɛr i or rɪˈvɜr ʒə nl; -ʃə-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or involving a reversion.
Origin of reversionary
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; reversion + -ary
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