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in·vert

 (ĭn-vûrt′)
v. in·vert·ed, in·vert·ing, in·verts
v.tr.
1. To turn inside out or upside down: invert an hourglass.
2. To reverse the position, order, or condition of: invert the subject and predicate of a sentence. See Synonyms at reverse.
3. To subject to inversion.
v.intr.
To be subjected to inversion.
n. (ĭn′vûrt′)
1. Something inverted.
2. Psychology
a. One who takes on the gender role of the opposite sex.
b. In the theory of Sigmund Freud, a homosexual person. No longer in scientific use.

[Latin invertere : in-, in; see in-2 + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

in·vert′i·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inverted - being in such a position that top and bottom are reversedinverted - being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed; "a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma"; "an upside-down cake"
turned - moved around an axis or center
2.inverted - (of a plant ovule) completely invertedinverted - (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

inverted

adjective
Turned over completely:
Translations

inverted

[ɪnˈvɜːtɪd] ADJ inverted commas (Brit) → comillas fpl
in inverted commasentre comillas
inverted snob persona que desprecia las actitudes propias de la clase social a la que pertenece, intentando identificarse con gente de una clase supuestamente inferior
inverted snobberyesnobismo m regresivo

inverted

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inverted commas
pl (Brit) → Anführungszeichen pl; his new job, in invertedsein sogenannter neuer Job
inverted snobbery
n that’s just inverteddas ist die umgekehrte Variante von Snobismus