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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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