turnabout

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noun turn·about \ˈtərn-ə-ˌbau̇t\

Definition of turnabout

  1. 1 :  merry-go-round

  2. 2a :  a change or reversal of direction, trend, policy, role, or characterb :  a changing from one allegiance to anotherc :  turncoat, renegaded :  an act or instance of retaliating turnabout is fair play

Examples of turnabout in a sentence

  1. <employees regarded the latest turnabout as a sure sign that management hadn't a clue as to what it was doing>

1789

First Known Use of turnabout

1789



TURNABOUT Defined for Kids

turnabout

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noun turn·about \ˈtərn-ə-ˌbau̇t\

Definition of turnabout for Students

  1. :  a change from one direction or one way of thinking or acting to the opposite In a complete turnabout, he admitted that he had lied.



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