Sentence Examples


  • The fall of the monarchy involved a reversion to a pre-monarchical state.
  • The knights of St John having been driven from Rhodes by the Turks, obtained the grant of Malta, Gozo and Tripoli in 1530 from the emperor Charles V., subject to a reversion in favour of the emperor's successor in the kingdom of Aragon should the knights leave Malta, and to the annual tribute of a falcon in acknowledgment that Malta was under the suzerainty of Spain.
  • Against the financial project for selling the reversion of the encomiendas - a project which would have involved the Indians in hopeless bondage.
  • This year Waynflete acquired the reversion of the manor of Stanswick, Berks, from Lady Danvers (Chandler, p. 87) for Magdalen Hall.
  • In the beginning of 1772 his ambition was stimulated by the nomination to the 'second place in council in Bengal with a promise of the reversion of the governorship when Mr Cartier should retire.
 

How would you define reversion? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus