turn of events

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of turn of events

: a change in what is happening
  • There has been a dramatic turn of events.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

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

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

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

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

event play events
  1. : outcome

  2. : the final outcome or determination of a legal action

  3. : a postulated outcome, condition, or eventuality


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