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- n. The technique of reversal, where accentuated by reversal of words, actions or grammatical structure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A figure in which the same words or ideas are repeated in transposed order.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In rhetoric, a figure in which the same words or ideas are repeated in inverse order.
From Ancient Greek ἀντιμεταβολή. (Wiktionary)