U-turn(redirected from U-turn (maneuver))
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A turn, as by a vehicle, completely reversing the direction of travel.
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
1. a U-shaped turn made by a vehicle so as to head in the opposite direction.
2. a reversal of policy, tactics, etc.
U-turn(ˈjuː təːn) , ((American) ˌjuː ˈtəːrn) noun