about turn


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about turn

or

about face

interj
(Military) a military command to a formation of men to reverse the direction in which they are facing
n
a complete change or reversal, as of opinion, attitude, direction, etc
vb
(intr) to perform an about-turn
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Noun1.about turn - act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formationabout turn - act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
turnabout, reversion, turnaround, reversal, reverse - turning in the opposite direction
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