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ri vurt

  • v  go back to a previous state
    We reverted to the old rules
  • v  undergo reversion, as in a mutation

  • Researchers took skin cells from donor mice, reprogrammed them to revert back to an embryonic state, then programmed them again to develop into an entire mouse pup.
  • As for Ayub's charge that the country would revert to chaos if he is defeated, his rival snapped: "You can't have stability through compulsion, force and the big stick.
  • Dolly is living proof that an adult cell can revert to embryonic stage and produce a full new being.
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  • Richard Shelby in FOXNews
    In my judgment, it would be foolish to waste massive sums of taxpayer funds testing an idea that has been hastily crafted and may actually cause the government to revert to an inadequate strategy of ad hoc bailouts,Shelby said.
  • President Bush in FOXNews
    I want to make sure that when we revert 'don't ask, don't tell,' it's gone through a process and we've built a consensus or at least a clarity of what my expectations are so that it works. My first obligation as the president is to make sure that I... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/09/17/america/Obama-Gay-Rights.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGAMolQsZo_GWnbAWx0J2et6cFcdg Sep 17, 2008 83653 111095 revert Now, I fully recognize that until people actually feel progress in their pocketbook, that there's going to be frustrations with forms of government," Bush said. "But that doesn't mean you kind of revert to something that I don't believe will...

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