Reversal meaning

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The definition of a reversal is a change in the opposite direction, or a cancellation.

An example of a reversal is a bank removing late charges from an account.

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The setting aside or overturning of a lower court’s decision by an appellate court; a turning around of the short-term market price trend of a security, either from downward to upward, or the other way around.
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An instance of reversing.
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(law) Annulment, change, or revocation, as of a lower court's decision.
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The state of being reversed.
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(law) The act or an instance of changing or setting aside a lower court's decision by a higher court.
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(sports) A maneuver in wrestling in which a competitor being controlled by the opponent suddenly reverses the situation and gains control.
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A reversing or being reversed; esp., a change to the opposite as in one's fortune.
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Intended to reverse; implying reversal.

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A usually adverse change in fortune.

Financial reversals.

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A change in direction of a market that is identified by technical analysis. For instance, a rising market that reaches a peak and then begins to move lower is a reversal.
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A change in fortune; a change from being successful to having problems.
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Origin of reversal