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revert

of an estate or interest in land, to return to its former owner or his heirs when a grant, such as a grant for the lifetime of the grantee, comes to an end.
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All 11 officers have been reverted to the grades in which they were posted in 1994.
The IGP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani in light of the report of the RPO Hazara has reverted DSP CTD Muhammad Javed to the rank of Inspector with immediate effect.
The Russian Manufacturing PMI for November reverted to 49.4 (exactly the same as September) after a short-lived upturn to 51.8 in October.
He reverted after returning to Wales and said although he lost some friends as he was no longer able to go out drinking - Muslims cannot drink alcohol - his Christian family was supportive and he has never looked back.
A spokeswoman for Spirit Group said: "The Fountain has now reverted back to Spirit, as we are the main leaseholder responsible for the freehold of the property.
COThe Central Bank has subsequently reverted to the historical process of permitting coverage at the declared rate of customer generated Kuwaiti dinar exchange position only, which in no way restricts the ability of banks to quote Kuwaiti dinar foreign exchange rates either in the interbank market or their own customers,CO it added.
Among remaining major advertisers is Wells Fargo, which had been the electronic service's lone advertiser, but has since reverted to the phone and fax system.
I would like to point out that violence is exactly what they reverted to, and are still using violence.
Following the break, the HIV in 24 patients was unexpectedly found to have reverted to a so-called wild-type virus, meaning it was once again sensitive to standard drug therapies.
In his experiment, eight untreated diabetic mice taken off insulin injections reverted to diabetes and died, whereas eight diabetic mice getting transplants remained healthy when taken off insulin.
Macau--On December 20, 1999, the small Portuguese colony on the Chinese mainland just south of Hong Kong, reverted to China.
If the stock reverted to the issuing corporation, however, the transferor would receive nonrecognition treatment.