U-turn

noun
\ ˈyü-ˌtərn How to pronounce U-turn (audio) \

Definition of U-turn

1 : a turn resembling the letter U especially : a 180-degree turn made by a vehicle in a road
2 : something (such as a reversal of policy) resembling a U-turn

First Known Use of U-turn

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“U-turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/U-turn. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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