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English definition of “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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