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noun reverse pronunciation in British English /rɪˈvɜː(r)s/
  1. 1

    the reverse

    the opposite of something

    The situation is the reverse of what it seems.

    Quite the reverse is true.

  2. 2

    the reverse

    the back side of a flat object

    There’s a picture of an eagle on the reverse of the coin.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the position in which you put a gear in a vehicle to make it go backwards
    put something in reverse:

    Put the car in reverse.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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