about-turn

noun
\ ə-ˈbau̇t-ˈtərn How to pronounce about-turn (audio) \

Definition of about-turn

British

First Known Use of about-turn

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“About-turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/about-turn. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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