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also re·vere  (rĭ-vîr′, -vâr′)
n. pl. revers also re·veres (-vîrz′, -vârz′)
A part of a garment, such as a lapel, turned back to show the reverse side.

[French, from Old French, reverse; see reverse.]
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n, pl -vers (-ˈvɪəz)
(Clothing & Fashion) (usually plural) the turned-back lining of part of a garment, esp of a lapel or cuff
[C19: from French, literally: reverse]
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(rɪˈvɪər, -ˈvɛər)

n., pl. -vers (-ˈvɪərz, -ˈvɛərz)
1. a part of a garment turned back to show the facing, esp. a lapel.
2. a trimming simulating such a part.
3. the facing used.
[1865–70; < French: reverse]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revers - a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
lapel - lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
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[rɪˈvɪəʳ] N (revers (pl)) [rɪˈvɪəz]solapa f
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n pl <-> → Revers nt or m
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