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The condition of being turned or displaced forwards; specifically the condition of the uterus being anteverted; an instance of this.
Late 18th century. From French antéversion from post-classical Latin anteversion-, anteversio prevention from classical Latin antevers-, past participial stem of antevertere + -iō.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.