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turn·a·bout

 (tûrn′ə-bout′)
n.
1. The act of turning about and facing or moving in the opposite direction.
2. A shift or change in opinion, loyalty, or allegiance.
3. A dance or party to which girls invite boys.

turnabout

(ˈtɜːnəˌbaʊt)
n
1. the act of turning so as to face a different direction
2. a change or reversal of opinion, attitude, etc

turn•a•bout

(ˈtɜrn əˌbaʊt)

n.
1. the act of turning in a different or opposite direction.
2. a change of opinion, loyalty, etc.
3. Chiefly Brit. merry-go-round.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turnabout - a decision to reverse an earlier decision
deciding, decision making - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
afterthought, rethink, second thought, reconsideration - thinking again about a choice previously made; "he had second thoughts about his purchase"
2.turnabout - turning in the opposite directionturnabout - turning in the opposite direction  
change of direction, reorientation - the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
about turn, about-face - act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
u-turn - complete reversal of direction of travel

turnabout

noun
The act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite:
Translations

turnabout

[ˈtɜːnəbaʊt] N (= change) → cambio m de rumbo, giro m radical

turnabout

[ˈtɜːrnəbaʊt] n (= sudden change) (in attitude, opinion)revirement m

turnabout

[ˈtɜːnəˌbaʊt] turnaround [ˈtɜːnəˌraʊnd] n (fig) → voltafaccia m inv, dietrofront m inv
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