revers

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Noun[edit]

revers (plural revers)

  1. a lapel of a garment, turned back to show the reverse side

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revers m

  1. a legal document, in which an inpatient, leaving a hospital against his medical doctor's advice, assumes responsibility for any potential consequences of his leaving
  2. reverse, verso, tail

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  • In the "legal document" sense almost never used otherwise than in these expressions:
    podat revers - to sign the document
    podepsat revers - to sign the document
    odejít na revers - to leave a hospital having signed the document

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revers c (singular definite reversen, plural indefinite reverser)

  1. reverse

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Noun[edit]

revers c, n (singular definite reversen or reverset, plural indefinite reverser, plural definite reverserne)

  1. revers

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Etymology[edit]

From French revers and Latin reversus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rəˈvɛːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧vers

Noun[edit]

revers m (plural revers)

  1. revers, lapel

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French[edit]

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revers m (plural revers)

  1. reverse side
  2. backhand
    • 1837, Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche, volume 1, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter XXXV:
      Au secours, seigneurs, au secours ! venez à l’aide de mon seigneur, qui est engagé dans la plus formidable et la plus sanglante bataille que mes yeux aient jamais vue. Vive Dieu ! il a porté un tel revers au géant ennemi de madame la princesse Micomicona, qu’il lui a tranché la tête à rasibus des épaules, comme si c’eût été un navet.
      Help, good sirs, help! Come to the help of my master, who is engaged in the most formidable and the most bloody battle that my eyes have ever seen. By God! He delivered such a backhand to the giant enemy of the lady princess of Micomicona that he sliced off his head cleanly from the shoulders, as if it had been a turnip.

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