Complete Definition of "reversion"

English
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Etymology
From OF. #Old French|reversion (modern réversion), from L. reversio, from revertere.

Pronunciation
IPA|/rɪËvÉ:ÊÉn/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)ÊÉn|-ÉË(r)ÊÉn

Noun
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  1. The action of reverting something.
  2. The action of returning to a former condition or practice; reversal.
  3. The fact of being turned the reverse way.
  4. The action of turning something the reverse way.
  5. law The return of an estate to the donor or grantor after expiry of the grant.
  6. law An estate which has been returned in this manner.
  7. law The right of succeeding to an estate, or to another possession.
  8. The right of succeeding to an office after the death or retirement of the holder.
  9. The return of a genetic characteristic after a period of suppression.
  10. A sum payable on a person's death.

Translations
return
Dutch: terugkeer
French: retour

the return of an estate
Dutch: terugkeer, erfrecht

Derived terms
reversional
reversionary
reversioner
reversionist

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