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turnaround

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of turnaround

  1. a changing from one policy or point of view to virtually its exact opposite <we were at a loss to explain this turnaround in our daughter's attitude toward her studies> Synonyms about-turn [British], flip-flop, reversal, turnabout, about-face, 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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