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noun [countable/uncountable] reversion pronunciation in British English /rɪˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    formal an act of returning to an earlier state
    reversion to: These changes are a reversion to an earlier weather pattern.
  2. 2
    legal the process by which a place returns to a previous owner or government
    the reversion of Hong Kong to China


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