Turnabout - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtɜːrnəbaʊt|  American pronunciation of the word turnabout
Brit.  |ˈtəːnəbaʊt|  British pronunciation of the word turnabout

noun

- a decision to reverse an earlier decision (syn: flip-flop, reversal, turnaround)
- turning in the opposite direction (syn: reversal, reverse, reversion, turnaround)

Examples

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

an extraordinarily rapid turnabout in attitudes

Word forms

noun
singular: turnabout
plural: turnabouts
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