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Definition of reversion noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable, singular] reversion (to something) (formal) the act or process of returning to a former state or condition a reversion to traditional farming methods
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] (law) the return of land or property to someone the reversion of Hong Kong to China
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