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at every turn

Definition of at every turn

  1. :  in a constant or continuous way :  each time a person tries to do something <They opposed her at every turn.>



Word by Word Definitions

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

turnplay
  1. :  to cause to move around an axis or a center :  make rotate or revolve

    :  to cause to move around so as to effect a desired end (as of locking, opening, or shutting)

    :  to affect or alter the functioning of (as a mechanical device) or the level of (as sound) by such movement

  1. :  the action or an act of turning about a center or axis :  revolution, rotation

    :  any of various rotating or pivoting movements in dancing or gymnastics

    :  the action or an act of giving or taking a different direction :  change of course or posture : as


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