Related formspre·re·ver·sal, noun
Examples from the Web for reversal
The reversal shocked those who felt betrayed by the scientists, and who yelled “shame, shame” when the scientists were free.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
New sanctions now would lead to the collapse of the talks and a reversal of progress already made.
Paul suggested that this reversal by Cheney was the result of a desire to enrich his former employers at Haliburton.
Until its reversal, New Hampshire was just one of almosthalf of American of states where adultery remains a criminal offense.Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery|Kevin Bleyer|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since when is that an appropriate constitutional ground for reversal?
Only by the arrest or reversal of selection can a race degenerate—apart from the racial poisons.Parenthood and Race Culture|Caleb Williams Saleeby
But he was eager to present the question for Cabinet discussion hoping for a reversal of the previous decision.Great Britain and the American Civil War|Ephraim Douglass Adams
There would be no reversal of view, no change in the fundamental character of his occupations.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
Indeed, the novelist's own method of work was a reversal of the natural alternation of regular periods of activity and repose.Balzac|Frederick Lawton
This reversal of emphasis is confusing to the immigrant parents.New Homes for Old|Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge