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noun [countable/uncountable]     reversion pronunciation in British English
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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.

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  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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