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Reversal

Re`ver´sal
a.1.Intended to reverse; implying reversal.
n.1.The act of reversing; the causing to move or face in an opposite direction, or to stand or lie in an inverted position; as, the reversal of a rotating wheel; the reversal of objects by a convex lens.
2.A change or overthrowing; as, the reversal of a judgment, which amounts to an official declaration that it is false; the reversal of an attainder, or of an outlawry, by which the sentence is rendered void.
Noun1.Reversalreversal - a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function"
2.reversal - an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
3.reversal - turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
Synonyms: turn around
4.reversal - a decision to reverse an earlier decision
5.reversal - a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
Antonyms:
affirmation - a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
6.reversal - turning in the opposite direction
7.reversal - the act of reversing the order or place of
Synonyms: transposition
8.reversal - a reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"

REVERSAL, international law. First. A declaration by which a sovereign promises that he will observe a certain order, or certain conditions, which have been once established, notwithstanding any changes that may happen to cause a deviation therefrom; as, for example, when the French court, consented for the first time, in 1745, to grant to Elizabeth, the Czarina of Russia, the title of empress, exacted as a reversal, a declaration purporting that the assumption of the title of an imperial government, by Russia, should not derogate from the rank which France had held towards her. Secondly. Those letters are also termed reversals, Litterae Reversales, by which a sovereign declares that, by a particular act of his, he does not mean to prejudice a third power. Of this we have an example in history: formerly, the emperor of Germany, whose coronation, according to the golden ball, ought to have been solemnized at Aix-la-Chapelle, gave to that city when he was crowned elsewhere, reversals, by which he declared that such coronation took place without prejudice to its rights, and without drawing any consequences therefrom for the future.

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