U-turn


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U-turn

(yo͞o′tûrn′)
n.
A turn, as by a vehicle, completely reversing the direction of travel.

U-turn

n
1. a turn made by a vehicle in the shape of a U, resulting in a reversal of direction
2. a complete change in direction of political or other policy

U-turn

(ˈyuˌtɜrn)
1. a U-shaped turn made by a vehicle so as to head in the opposite direction.
2. a reversal of policy, tactics, etc.
[1925–30]

U-turn

(ˈjuː təːn) , ((American) ˌjuː ˈtəːrn) noun
see u.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.U-turn - complete reversal of direction of travelu-turn - complete reversal of direction of travel
turnabout, reversion, turnaround, reversal, reverse - turning in the opposite direction
Translations

U-turn

[ˈjuːtɜːn] N (lit, fig) → cambio m de sentido, giro m de 180 grados
to do a U-turncambiar de sentido
"no U-turns"prohibido cambiar de sentido

U-turn

n (lit, fig)Wende f; no U-turnsWenden verboten!; to do a U-turn (fig)seine Meinung völlig ändern; the government has done a U-turn over pensionsdie Rentenpolitik der Regierung hat sich um 180 Grad gedreht

U-turn

[ˈjuːˌtɜːn] ninversione f a U (fig) → voltafaccia m inv, cambiamento di rotta, dietro-front m inv

U-turn

الِالْتِفَافُ إِلَى الِاتِّـجَاهِ الـمُعَاكِسِ بِالسَّيَّارة otáčka do protisměru svingning på 180 grader Wende αναστροφή cambio de sentido täyskäännös demi-tour zaokret inversione a U Uターン U턴 ommezwaai van 180° u-sving zawracanie meia-volta разворот helomvändning การเลี้ยวกลับที่ทางเลี้ยวเป็นรูปตัวยู U-dönüşü sự vòng ngược U形转弯
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