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Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Meaning of "adverse" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ADVERSE

From Latin adversus opposed to, hostile, from advertere to turn towards, from ad- to, towards + vertere to turn.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ADVERSE

adverse  [ˈædvɜːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADVERSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Adverse is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ADVERSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Adverse

Adverse or adverse interest, in law, is anything that functions contrary to a party's interest. This word should not be confused with averse.

Definition of adverse in the English dictionary

The first definition of adverse in the dictionary is antagonistic or inimical; hostile. Other definition of adverse is unfavourable to one's interests. Adverse is also contrary or opposite in direction or position.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADVERSE


autoreverse
ˌɔːtəʊrɪˈvɜːs
averse
əˈvɜːs
biodiverse
ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːs
controverse
ˈkɒntrəˌvɜːs
converse
kənˈvɜːs
covers
ˈkəʊvɜːs
diverse
daɪˈvɜːs
inverse
ɪnˈvɜːs
metaverse
ˈmɛtəˌvɜːs
multiverse
ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs
obverse
ˈɒbvɜːs
perverse
pəˈvɜːs
renverse
rɛnˈvɜːs
retroverse
ˈrɛtrəˌvɜːs
reverse
rɪˈvɜːs
transverse
trænzˈvɜːs
traverse
ˈtrævɜːs
Twitterverse
ˈtwɪtəˌvɜːs
universe
ˈjuːnɪˌvɜːs
verse
vɜːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADVERSE

adverbialize
adverbially
advergaming
adversaria
adversarial
adversaries
adversariness
adversary
adversative
adversatively
adverse possession
adverse pressure gradient
adversely
adverseness
adversities
adversity
advert
advertence
advertency
advertent

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADVERSE

blank verse
chapter and verse
comic verse
disperse
free verse
girdle traverse
heroic verse
immerse
in reverse
inflationary universe
island universe
Leonine verse
light verse
masters of the universe
merse
monodisperse
nonsense verse
perse
Saint-John Perse
terse

Synonyms and antonyms of adverse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ADVERSE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «adverse» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of adverse

Translation of «adverse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADVERSE

Find out the translation of adverse to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of adverse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «adverse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不利的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

adverso
570 millions of speakers

English

adverse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतिकूल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السلبية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неблагоприятное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

adverso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতিকূল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

négatif
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buruk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ungünstig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不利な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불리한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Adverse
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bất lợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாதகமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिकूल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ters
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

negativo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niekorzystne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

несприятливе
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adverse
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δυσμενείς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nadelige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

negativ
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uønskede
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of adverse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADVERSE»

The term «adverse» is very widely used and occupies the 11.557 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ADVERSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «adverse» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «adverse» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about adverse

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10 QUOTES WITH «ADVERSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word adverse.
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Gillian Anderson
I think we're tremendously different than the series, if they were to tune in to the series after seeing the movie they might be disappointed. That there was, you know, that they might have some kind of adverse reaction.
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Kevyn Aucoin
Fear is the most debilitating emotion in the world, and it can keep you from ever truly knowing yourself and others - its adverse effects can no longer be overlooked or underestimated. Fear breeds hatred, and hatred has the power to destroy everything in its path.
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Anne F. Beiler
To overcome adverse circumstances, you have to learn to overcome your own hang-ups, values, and idiosyncrasies in order to value other people, cultures, and ideas.
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Jo Bonner
At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as 'panics' - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need.
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
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James S. Coleman
The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds.
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Robert Crippen
We were only on orbit a little over two days, so we had no adverse effects from being weightless.
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Martin Feldstein
But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries.
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Jane Fonda
The capacity of young people to persevere, even under the most adverse conditions, never ceases to amaze me.
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Warren Giles
People frequently ask me if adverse criticism bothers me. I've had a lot of it, and I have been able to shrug most of it off.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADVERSE»

Discover the use of adverse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to adverse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Adverse Drug Reactions
This essential and practical guide has been extensively revised and updated to include three new chapters on adverse effectsof drugs in pregnancy, pharmacogenetics, and side effects and patients. Case studies are provided with each chapter.
Anne Lee, 2006
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Adverse Impact and Test Validation: A Practitioner's Guide ...
This guide goes beyond the concepts, theories and ideas behind adverse impact and test validation. It not only explains what to do but crucially, also shows you how to do it.
Dan Biddle, 2005
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Adverse Drug Reactions: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and ...
This text will be of enormous value to anyone involved in the monitoring and investigation of adverse medical events occurring during the clinical trials, or during the post marketing period of a drug.
Christian Bénichou, 1994
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Adverse Impact: Implications for Organizational Staffing and ...
is no legal requirement to trade lower validity for lower adverse impact. Nevertheless, a finding of adverse impact may raise questions of the thoroughness of the search for alternative selection procedures. Use Only Tests That Have No ...
James L. Outtz, 2010
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Hepatotoxicity: The Adverse Effects of Drugs and Other ...
Written by the foremost authority in the field, this volume is a comprehensive review of the multifaceted phenomenon of hepatotoxicity.
Hyman J. Zimmerman, 1999
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Adverse Reactions
At his Manhattan North Hospital office, Steve Coughlin's job is complicated by an invisible companion - epilepsy.
Michael Creegan, 2010
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Clinical Information Systems: Overcoming Adverse ...
Based on the research and findings from the Provider Order Entry Team from the Oregon Health & Science University, this book discusses the nine categories of unintended adverse consequences that occurred at many of the leading medical ...
Dean F. Sittig, Joan S. Ash, 2009
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Adverse Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials: Exposure, ...
This book, written by leading international experts in nanotoxicology and nanmoedicine, gives a comprehensive view of the health impact of ENM, focusing on their potential adverse effects in exposed workers, consumers and patients.
Bengt Fadeel, Antonio Pietroiusti, Anna Shvedova, 2012
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A Manual of Adverse Drug Interactions
For twenty years this book, now in its 5th edition, has provided information on adverse drug interactions that is unrivalled in coverage and scholarship.
J.P. Griffin, P.F. D'Arcy, 1997
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Adverse Genres in Fernando Pessoa
Through examinations of "A Very Original Dinner," the "Cancioneiro," love letters to Ophelia Queiros, "The Adventure of the Anarchist Banker," Pessoa's collection of quatrains derived from Portuguese popular verse, the Book of Disquietude, ...
K. David Jackson Professor of Portuguese Yale University, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADVERSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term adverse is used in the context of the following news items.
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UBC study speaks to adverse impacts on humpies
A study released June 29 by the University of British Columbia says that pink salmon that begin life in freshwater with high concentrations of ... «Cordova Times, Jul 15»
2
Adverse outcome pathways need exposure data, say experts
Human chemical exposure levels should be factored into alternative test systems for anti-androgenic effects, according to a team of UK ... «Chemical Watch, Jul 15»
3
Blog: Trust matters in legal outcome of adverse events
The adverse events led to financial losses, the need for additional treatment, permanent disability and death, among other outcomes. In many ... «ModernHealthcare.com, Jul 15»
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St John's Wort may cause same adverse reactions as antidepressants
St John's Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two are taken together ... «News-Medical.net, Jul 15»
5
Traumatic Childbirth: Women Worldwide Report 'Humiliation And …
Women are particularly vulnerable to this disrespectful and abuse treatment during childbirth, the WHO found; “such practices have adverse ... «Medical Daily, Jul 15»
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Medicines Co. (MDCO) Announces Adverse Appeals Court Ruling …
The Medicines Company (Nasdaq: MDCO) announced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court has ruled against the Company ... «StreetInsider.com, Jul 15»
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UN experts voice concern over adverse impact of free trade and …
GENEVA 2 June 2015 - A number of free trade and investment agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and ... «CADTM.org, Jul 15»
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Critics worry about adverse economic impact with overtime expansion
You might soon see a bigger paycheck if the federal government makes changes to rules for overtime pay. But even though 100,000 workers in ... «KPHO Phoenix, Jul 15»
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St John's Wort produces antidepressant adverse reactions
St John's Wort can produce the same adverse reactions as antidepressants, and serious side effects can occur when the two are taken together ... «Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Jul 15»
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Bombay HC raps MCI: Adverse reports on Akola, Yavatmal GMCs
NAGPUR: The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday slammed Medical Council of India (MCI) for submitting adverse ... «Times of India, Jul 15»

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