inverso
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inverso(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (contrary)
a. opposite
El ciclista circulaba en sentido inverso.The cyclist was riding in the opposite direction.
b. reverse
El presentador leyó los nombres de los ganadores en orden inverso.The presenter read the names of the winners in reverse order.
c. inverse
Según los investigadores, existía una relación inversa entre el tamaño y la calidad de la fruta.According to the researchers, there was an inverse relationship between the size and the quality of the fruit.
2. (mathematics)
a. inverse
El profesor de matemáticas me enseñó cómo se encuentra la función inversa.My math teacher showed me how to find the inverse function.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (mathematics)
a. inverse
El número cero no tiene inverso porque cualquier número multiplicado por cero da cero.The number zero has no inverse because any number multiplied by zero equals zero.
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inverso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. opposite
a la inversathe other way round
en orden inversoin reverse o inverse order
contar/escribir en orden inversoto count/write backward
traducción inversatranslation into a foreign language
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inverso
adjective
1 (contrario) opposite
en sentido inverso in the opposite direction; en orden inverso in reverse order
se rehizo la comitiva en orden inverso
por orden inverso de antigüedad in reverse order of seniority
las excedencias forzosas se concederán por orden inverso de antigüedad
a la inversa the other way round; (al contrario) on the contrary
2 [+cara] reverse
3 (Matemáticas) inverse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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