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English definition of “turn”

turn

verb (BECOME)   /tɜrn/
to become or cause to become, change, or come to be: [L] The weather suddenly turned colder, and it started to rain. [I] By mid-September, the leaves are starting to turn (= change color). You say that someone turns a particular color when strong emotion or illness causes that person’s face to appear red, gray, yellow, etc: [L] He turned red with embarrassment. Turn is used with times and ages to show that a particular point has been reached or passed: [L] My little girl just turned six in February.
(Definition of turn verb (BECOME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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