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ri vur zhuhn

  • n  (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)
  • n  (genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)
  • n  a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
  • n  turning in the opposite direction
  • n  returning to a former state
  • n  a failure to maintain a higher state

  • Now reversionlike any treatywill require a two-thirds majority of the Senate, and there are enough textile-state Senators to make passage difficult unless the Sato .
  • Forgetful of the state poets of republican Athens, the Governor's historical knowledge led him to describe the bill as "a reversion to monarchical customs" which "has no place in .
  • Such discussions typically highlight mean reversion, but mean reversionand predictability more generallyrequire variance in the conditional expected return, which we denote .

  • Henry Paulson in Reuters
    I am not predicting a mean reversion,Paulson said.
  • Gordon Nixon in
    TORONTO - Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY) expects profit growth this year to come from retail banking and wealth management "in a reversion to a more normalized banking environment," CEO Gordon Nixon said Tuesday.
  • Simon Crean in Sydney Morning Herald
    Concluding the Doha round is not just important to be part of the stimulus mechanism, it's also fundamental to ensuring that the call to stop the reversion to protectionism,Crean said.

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