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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.
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1. the act of turning so as to face a different direction
2. a change or reversal of opinion, attitude, etc
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the act of turning in a different or opposite direction.
2. a change of opinion, loyalty, etc.
3. Chiefly Brit. merry-go-round.
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|Noun||1.||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"
|2.||turnabout - turning in the opposite direction |
change of direction, reorientation - the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
u-turn - complete reversal of direction of travel
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
turnabout[ˈtɜːrnəbaʊt] n (= sudden change) (in attitude, opinion) → revirement m
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