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English noun: retroversion

1. retroversion (state) a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part


SamplesRetroversion of the uterus.


Synonymsretroflection, retroflexion


Broader (hypernym)abnormalcy, abnormality

2. retroversion (communication) translation back into the original language


SamplesThe teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion.


Broader (hypernym)interlingual rendition, rendering, translation, version

3. retroversion (act) returning to a former state


Synonymsregress, regression, retrogression, reversion


Broader (hypernym)reversal









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