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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The drivers found taking wrong U-turns were given detailed lectures on the risks and possible consequences of the violation and heavy fines were imposed on them.
Summary: The RAK police, since 2010, have closed 63 U-turns to boost public safety and curb road accidents.
The project also includes construction of pedestrian bridges, bus bays and U-turns to facilitate increasing traffic.
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Then you may tell lies and continue to take U-turns.
LAHORE -- The opposition benches demanded of the provincial government remove traffic signals and U-turns located a short distance from hospitals to avoid the traffic mess and facilitate ambulances.
KHANEWAL -- National Highway and Motorway Police (NH and MP) concluded a four-day campaign against wrong U-turns on Friday during which they imposed fine on violating drivers and delivered lectures on safe driving.
Besides, pedestrian bridges, footpaths, U-turns at Yatim Khana and some remodeling civil works were parts of the project.
Summary: Left turns and U-turns at the intersection of Al Sufouh-Al Gharbi streets to open in September
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) willre-open the left and U-turns at the intersections of Al Sufouh-Al Gharbi Streets at the Dubai Marina along the track of the Dubai Tram in early September this year.
Kuwait's Mushrif Trading and Contracting Company (MTCC), announced it has delivered the first of four elevated u-turns for the country's Ministry of Public Works (MOPW).
Contract Awarded for Design Build and Maintain Temporary Elevated U-Turns - Nawaseeb Road