# inversely

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Related to inversely: Inversely proportional, Inversely related

## 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 |

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## inversely

[ɪnˈvɜːslɪ]*ADV*→ a la inversa

A is inversely proportional to B → A es inversamente proporcional a B

interest rates and prices are inversely related → las tasas de interés y los precios guardan una relación inversamente proporcional

## inversely

[ˌɪnˈvɜː^{r}sli]

*adv*

to be inversely proportional to sth → être inversement proportionnel à qch

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