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noun, British

Synonyms and Antonyms of about–turn

  1. a changing from one policy or point of view to virtually its exact opposite <more than one London newspaper accused the prime minister of doing an about-turn on the issue> Synonyms about-turn [British], flip-flop, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, U-turn, volte-faceRelated Words bait and switch, switcheroo; denial, disaffirmance, disavowal, disownment, recantation, renunciation, repudiation, retraction; reconsideration, retreat, second thought; hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling)

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