how to pronounce obverse

əbvɝs

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meanings of obverse

adjective:

  1. Turned or facing toward the observer.
  2. Having the base, or end next to the attachment, narrower than the top.
  3. Corresponding; complementary.

noun:

  1. A proposition obtained by obversion, e.g. All men are mortal => No man is immortal.
  2. The heads side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that has the principal design.