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in·verse

 (ĭn-vûrs′, ĭn′vûrs′)
adj.
1. Reversed in order, nature, or effect.
2. Mathematics Of or relating to an inverse or an inverse function.
3. Archaic Turned upside down; inverted.
n. (ĭn′vûrs′, ĭn-vûrs′)
1. Something that is opposite, as in sequence or character; the reverse.
2. Mathematics One of a pair of elements in a set whose result under the operation of the set is the identity element, especially:
a. The reciprocal of a designated quantity. Also called multiplicative inverse.
b. The negative of a designated quantity. Also called additive inverse.

[Middle English, from Latin inversus, past participle of invertere, to invert; see invert.]

in·verse′ly adv.
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Adv.1.inversely - in an inverse or contrary manner; "inversely related"; "wavelength and frequency are, of course, related reciprocally"- F.A.Geldard
Translations

inversely

[ɪnˈvɜːslɪ] ADVa la inversa
A is inversely proportional to BA es inversamente proporcional a B
interest rates and prices are inversely relatedlas tasas de interés y los precios guardan una relación inversamente proporcional

inversely

[ˌɪnˈvɜːrsli] adv
to be inversely proportional to sth → être inversement proportionnel à qch

inversely

[ɪnˈvɜːslɪ] advall'inverso
inversely proportionate → inversamente proporzionale
References in classic literature ?
On the near side, the seawall makes an elbow crooked inversely, and its end too has a lighthouse.
I then saw our image clearly reflected, drawn inversely, and above us appeared an identical group reflecting our movements and our actions; in a word, like us in every point, except that they walked with their heads downward and their feet in the air.
But the strength of the donkey mind lies in adopting a course inversely as the arguments urged, which, well considered, requires as great a mental force as the direct sequence; and the present donkey proved the first-rate order of his intelligence by coming to a dead standstill just when the blows were thickest.
We know that the attraction, otherwise called the weight, is in proportion to the densities of the bodies, and inversely as the squares of the distances.
The researchers found that consumption of gazpacho was inversely associated with the incidence of high blood pressure (hypertension), reporting that the risk could be reduced by as much as 27%.
A team in Seoul said: "This adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting Coffee consumption might be inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk.
According to a recent study run by Harvard University , which analyzed over 100,000 people over 30 years, nut consumption was inversely associated with total mortality by over 20%, disregarding the cause, and had an inverse relationship with some of the most common causes of death, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer.
For adolescents, fruit intake was inversely associated with current wheeze, severe asthma, severe rhinoconjunctivits and severe eczema; milk intake was inversely associated with current wheeze, severe asthma and current and severe rhinoconjuctivitis; and vegetable consumption was inversely associated with current wheeze.
Researchers found total dietary fiber intake was inversely associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.
The MDI was inversely associated with concentrations of MEHHP and MEOHP, and the PDI was inversely associated with MEHHF.
Endogenous testosterone concentrations at baseline were inversely related to mortality due to all causes (825 deaths), cardiovascular disease (369 deaths), and cancer (304 deaths).
Similarly, concentrations of PCBs and diphtheria antibodies were inversely correlated in blood from 18-month-olds, the team reports in the August PLoS Medicine.