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Princeton's WordNet

  1. about-face, about turn(noun)

    act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation


  1. about turn(Noun)

    Of a formation of soldiers, to reverse the direction in which they are facing; an about face.

  2. about turn(Noun)

    A complete change of opinion, direction, etc.

  3. about turn(Verb)

    To turn to face the opposite direction.

Anagrams of about turn

  1. turnabout, turn about, turn-about


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