Definition of 'inverse'
Example sentences containing 'inverse'
We had to try some of this liquid inverse snobbery.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There sometimes seems to be an inverse correlation between the complexity of government and its importance.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is an alternative story which could explain the inverse relationship between profitability and debt ratios.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
Should we ladies infer that their masculinity is in inverse proportion to their remuneration package?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The yields on gilts have an inverse relationship to values.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This was inverse snobbery, it has been claimed.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
With sceptics, there is usually an inverse relationship between the two.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It has held down bond yields, which have an inverse relationship to the value.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Christianity Today (2000)
Yet somehow, the reputation of the prize has continued to rise in inverse relation to the reputation of its donor.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Origins of Economic Inequality between Nations: A critique of Western theories on development and underdevelopment (1990)
The regime seems to be having an inverse effect: the thinner he gets, the wider he spreads his wings.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It'The Premier stats that show an inverse correlation the amount of can earn and of making it as a footballer.The Sun (2016)
There seems to be some sort of mysterious law of inverse logic: the worse the rugby, the bigger the crowds.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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