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about-face

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a changing from one policy or point of view to virtually its exact opposite
  • the candidate's frequent about-faces on issues disturbs many voters

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about-face

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of about-face (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in backtrack, revert

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2 as in pivot

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The first known use of about-face was in 1835

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“About-face.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/about-face. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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