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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of turning about and facing or moving in the opposite direction.
  • n. A shift or change in opinion, loyalty, or allegiance.
  • n. A dance or party to which girls invite boys.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of turning about so as to face in the opposite direction
  • n. A reversal of a decision or opinion etc; a change of mind or flip-flop

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A merry-go-round; a carrousel.
  • n. One who turns things about; an agitator; an innovator.
  • n. A disease in cattle characterized by giddiness and staggering.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. turning in the opposite direction
  • n. a decision to reverse an earlier decision

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